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Crappy Black Dos-like Screen In Bootcamp

By Jayb118
May 2, 2008
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  1. Well ive been trying for ages now to install windows on my mac book pro using boot camp with no success. Before, i was using illigal versions of either xp and vista and couldnt get either to install so i thought id try it the proper way and buy a genuine copy of vista home basic and im making even less progress than when i was using the illegal ones!!

    I use boot camp assistant to partition the hard drive and then insert the disk and click the button to restart. I am then stuck in a black dos-like screen with the blinking cursor. Nothing happens no matter how long i leave it :(

    Hope someone can help me :) thanks
     
  2. Jayb118

    Jayb118 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 32

    Hooray! I finally got past the black screen :D after something stupid like the 7th attempt i actually got it to install w00t :D

    Any ideas on why it was acting this way though?
     
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