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MacLadybug
May 12, 2012, 10:11 PM
Trying to use some of Drive Genius 3 LE's features but they require that you boot from a startup dvd. I followed the instructions to burn a dvd from install Lion app. I thought that I would choose it as my startup... boot up and then be able to choose my Drive Genius app and go to work. Since I've never done this before I obviously am missing a step somewhere.

Everytime I reboot using the DVD it brings me to a screen that only gives me Lion utility functions... Install Lion, Install Time Machine Backup, etc.

What is the magic trick to reboot and be able to use my apps? What am I missing?

Any help is appreciated.



gentlefury
May 12, 2012, 10:27 PM
Trying to use some of Drive Genius 3 LE's features but they require that you boot from a startup dvd. I followed the instructions to burn a dvd from install Lion app. I thought that I would choose it as my startup... boot up and then be able to choose my Drive Genius app and go to work. Since I've never done this before I obviously am missing a step somewhere.

Everytime I reboot using the DVD it brings me to a screen that only gives me Lion utility functions... Install Lion, Install Time Machine Backup, etc.

What is the magic trick to reboot and be able to use my apps? What am I missing?

Any help is appreciated.

If you already have Lion installed you don't need a DVD, just boot into recovery. If you have Snow Leopard installed just install from the app in SL.

itickings
May 13, 2012, 02:10 AM
Trying to use some of Drive Genius 3 LE's features but they require that you boot from a startup dvd. I followed the instructions to burn a dvd from install Lion app. I thought that I would choose it as my startup... boot up and then be able to choose my Drive Genius app and go to work. Since I've never done this before I obviously am missing a step somewhere.

When they say boot DVD, I think they mean their Drive Genius 3 bootable DVD (probably not included with LE) specifically, and not just any bootable DVD.

MacLadybug
May 16, 2012, 12:16 PM
Thanks for the help...