installing win8 w/ EFI

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by meitar2011, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. meitar2011 macrumors newbie

    Dec 8, 2012
    I've been trying to do that for a week now by this guide:

    the first time i tried it gave me this error when booting windows:
    "no bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key"
    i thought it could be a corrupt file so i downloaded another release and tried again but no luck.

    Macbook pro 2009 13" 5,5

    P.S the mountain lion runs fine.
    P.S.S sorry for my English it isn't my native language.
  2. mac-hacks macrumors regular

    Jan 14, 2011
    Swimming In Tsunami
    1st off, you should post in the thread where your having trouble instead of starting a new thread on same topic.

    2nd - guide says x64 EFI and I thought it might work with 86-x64 EFI, wasn't sure. Unless your Mac is 2010 MacPro or later you do not have a true x64 EFI. Either you did some thing wrong or your Mac is not compatable. Try 32 bit Windows 8.

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