Windows 7 (only) on MacBook Pro - revert

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by dblades, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. dblades macrumors newbie

    Nov 30, 2009
    I have installed Windows 7 on a mac book pro.... I would now like to revert to OSX but cannot seem to boot from the mac dvd..... can anyone please tell me how I get the macbook to boot on the osx disk so that i can access disc utility to format and re-install osx

    many thanks in advance

  2. balamw Moderator


    Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2005
    New England
    Have you tried holding down the Option/Alt key or the C key when you reboot?

    This is why we usually tell folks to make sure they can still boot OS X from a flash drive or other external drive if they want to go WIndows only.


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