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Aug 13, 2009, 08:40 AM
Hi all
Just this morning my brother got a new windows vista dell wich of corse came with reinstallation cds and I wanted to install it on my mac
(Please don't give me answers about serials ect I just want to install and do the 90 day hack or something)
Anyway so I partion the hd and boot off the disk and it immediately gives me this black screen
Please select boot option 1, 2

And thats it so thinking one must be install or something i press it, nothing so I try two again nothing haperns so i just swipe my keyboard the press them all and still nothing so i boou up with a keyboard pluged in (I have a macbook) and do the same but get nothing agein I also put it in my xp computer and try to do an upgrade but it has no startup and no xp files.
Thanx for reading, Sorry about the typos and please help!

Tallest Skil
Aug 13, 2009, 08:41 AM
We won't be helping you with piracy. Buy your own license.

Aug 13, 2009, 09:11 AM
Im not pirating its built into vista that you just type in the pommand prompt a code and they give you an extra 30 days evaluation wich you can do once then if its worth it Ill buy one

Aug 13, 2009, 09:59 AM
The reinstallation disks from Dell are only legal on the dell machine. It is not legal to install on the Mac, and the re-installatio disks don't work anyway; you need a full install disk. It is against forum rules to help with piracy.

Aug 13, 2009, 11:34 AM
If you just feel like trying out Windows on your Mac,
the Windows 7 release release candidate is available: