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keithmh keithmh is offline
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Default Removing Snow Leopard to go back to Windows 7 - 01-14-2010, 02:59 PM

I've successfully installed Snow Leopard on my Dell Mini 10v but found out that I need Windows for a particular program in school. Rather than mess with VM Ware I figured I would just reinstalled Windows 7.

The problem is no matter what disc I try on my external DVD drive, I cannot get it to boot from CD. I've verified the external drive works on my work laptop. I've tried Dell Windows 7 Starter that came with the Mini, Ubuntu, and a work copy of Windows XP but none of them boot. After selecting CD from boot option it goes right into Mac bootup screen.

Does something need to reverted with Chameleon?
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Default 01-14-2010, 05:23 PM

Have you turned on USB legacy support in the BIOS? I think you need that enabled to boot from a usb drive.


Netbook: Mini 10v, BIOS A05, OS X 10.6.4, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, BT
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Default 01-14-2010, 11:25 PM

Just curious... why not dual boot?
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Default 01-15-2010, 03:55 AM

You can try installing Win7 from usb:

Microsoft Store: Download Manager Help
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