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  1. getafix macrumors newbie

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    I am trying to install windows on my macbook pro after i did a clean installation due to upgrade from osx 10.6 to osx 10.7. the message i get from booth camp is 'The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition'.i formatted with the recommened format but it won't work.what do i do?
    MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    How did you format the HDD?
    Did you do it from the Recovery partition?

    OS X Lion: About Lion Recovery
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  3. getafix thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. simsaladimbamba

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    But from where? In Mac OS X or via the Recovery Partition?
    And do you have your Mac backed up, and if so, how?
     
  5. LIVEFRMNYC macrumors 604

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    Do you have another partition? If so, that's the problem.
     

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