|Oct 19, 2011, 08:22 PM||#1|
Boot Camp Error - Non System Disk
I am new to Macbook and I am trying to install Windows 7 on my macbook using Bootcamp. These are the steps I have taken:
1. Created a bootable Windows 7 Installation USB using "Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool" (Using an ISO)
PS: I did the above using VMware Fusion
2. Partitioned using Boot Camp
3. Installed rEFIt
Now when I restart my mac and try to install Windows 7, I get a black screen with the following error:
Press any key to reboot.
At this point none of the keys respond.
|Oct 19, 2011, 08:37 PM||#2|
If you're only planning on dual-booting, I don't know why you'd need rEFIt, so as a start, you could try uninstalling rEFIt and see if you can install Windows then; it could be the issue.
Could also be a problem with booting a Windows installer from a USB drive. Should theoretically work, but I've never tried it myself, and Boot Camp does actually do something to EFI to get it to recognize a Windows install disc. If, for example, you just partition the disk and try to install Windows without ever running the Boot Camp setup, it won't work.
|Oct 19, 2011, 08:51 PM||#3|
I tried uninstalling rEFIt and still does not work.
I also tried Boot Camp to install Windows 7 but it does not recognize my USB as bootable.
I followed a tutorial on youtube which tells me to install it using rEFIt
link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmA-9apQ6kg
PS: I am using Macbook Pro
|Oct 19, 2011, 09:02 PM||#4|
You can not install Windows from a USB or external cd drive on a Macbook Pro.
15" 2010 MBP, 2.66 GHz i7, 8GB Ram, 120GB OWC SSD, 500GB Momentus XT, Windows 7-32 and Snow Leopard
|Aug 5, 2014, 03:41 PM||#5|
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