Crappy Black Dos-like Screen In Bootcamp

By Jayb118
May 2, 2008
  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: 18

    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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