Dual booting Win7 and Snow Leopard: Problem

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by conor-w, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. conor-w macrumors newbie

    Dec 2, 2009
    ok, i'm really new to osx and macs in general. i just got the new macbook and i have win7 professional 32bit on a dvd(legal). I have created a partition in bootcamp but every time it tries to boot from the dvd a black screen comes up with a flashing white cursor and thats it. Can anyone help me please as i really need win7 soon for college asssignments. Thanks
  2. conor-w thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 2, 2009
    can anyone help me with this problem? really need windows quick.
  3. CylonGlitch macrumors 68030


    Jul 7, 2009
    Sounds like the DVD is not bootable; did you make it, copy it, or get it somewhere that required you to burn it to disk? If so, maybe it was made incorrectly. That's what it sounds like to me.

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