Boot camp Windows 7 will not boot without installation disc...

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Myname1snobody, Mar 20, 2014.

  1. Myname1snobody macrumors newbie

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    I recently installed Windows 7 on my mid 2010 imac running mavericks 10.9 using boot camp 5.1.2. Everything installed fine and Windows is up and running but I cannot get it to boot into Windows without booting from the install disc. If I let it boot from the boot camp partition I just get a black screen with blinking cursor. This is somewhat frustrating and I haven't read anywhere where someone else has had this problem after a successful install. Any ideas? I've tried disk utility disk repair as well as the Windows disc repair without any luck. Both find no problems.
     
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  3. jenzjen macrumors 68000

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    Unplug any extra USB devices for now besides job and mouse
     
  4. Myname1snobody thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Will definitely try a pram reset when I get home. Already tried the usb trick... Thanks...
     
  5. Myname1snobody thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Still not working, anyone been able to solve this problem?

    Still having to boot from the install DVD. Anymore suggestions or has anyone actually had and solved this problem?
     

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