I'm trying to install windows 7 on my 08' MBP. However my optical drive is shot. Every disk I insert is either not readable or show ups as a blank disk. Becuase I have an optical drive Bootcamp wont let me use a thumb drive I tried fallowing write ups on using reFIt and a Win7 install USB drive I made in a Parallel windows 7 but I can't get that to work. I tried partitioning a 35GB section manual an then using VMware to install it but it only looks for Bootcamp partitions. Any thoughts on what to try next? I was thinking if I could find a way to disable the optical drive that boot camp might think its on a air or newer MBP without a optical drive.