Can I install windows on my MBP from a backup disk?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by rwd hero, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. rwd hero macrumors 6502

    Aug 6, 2008
    Baltimore, Maryland
    I have a backup disk I made with my HP that restores the computer back to factory. Can I use that disk to install windows through bootcamp on my mid 09 uMBP?
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    No; restore disks cannot be used to install windows via bootcamp. The restore disks are only for the hardware they are sold with.

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