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gilford
Mar 15, 2010, 03:30 PM
After following the instructions to a "T" I have installed windows 7 on my new iMac. I have inserted the Snow Leopard disc to install the 3.0 drivers but it refuses to install 2 components. I have downloaded Bootcamp 3.1 but it will not allow me to install this saying that I require 3.0 to do so (which I have just installed).

To top all of this off I cannot re boot in OSX! All new Mac's now ship with a BT keyboard and when I restart and hold down the option key to select OS it doesnt work!

Any help on this will be greatly received lads, I have been stuck in crappy windowes land all weekend now :(

Any help appreciated!



spinnerlys
Mar 15, 2010, 03:39 PM
You can use the Boot Camp Control Panel in the taskbar to select Mac OS X to boot into.

Also any USB keyboard might work if you have one lying around.

And what drivers/components weren't installed?


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It seems it has been solved, as the urgent ha faded away the last two days

mmomega
Mar 17, 2010, 08:59 PM
when are you holding the option key down?
Have you tried waiting until the boot sound then pressing and holding Option and just waiting for both partitions to come up?
I know I've tried holding option from initial start and it didn't work, after the sound holding it worked, for me at least.

Also on new imac 27 using the BT keyboard.