Problems with Win7 bootup

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by NStocks, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. NStocks macrumors 65816

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    #1
    Hi,

    I've recently installed Windows 7 via bootcamp. When I hold down the alt key to change the boot up disk, it freezes for about 10 seconds when I select the windows disk. When it loads windows, there is a black screen with a white flashing _ in the top corner, it takes about 20 seconds for windows to load for some reason. Is this normal ? Is there anything I can do to fix/speed up the load time. ?

    Thank You
     
  2. deanoids macrumors newbie

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    Feb 17, 2010
    #2
    Vista 2 Win 7 rejects my disk

    Hi, I have loaded win Vista 32bit and when I try upgrading to Win 7 both 64 and 32 bit disks keep getting rejected. Vista runs fine but I cannot upgrade anyone have ideas why ?
     
  3. balamw Moderator

    balamw

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    #3
    Have you tried inserting the 32 bit disc while booted to 32 bit Vista? That way you can do an in-place upgrade.

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