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Timberwolf Timberwolf is offline
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Default OS X and Win 7 - 12-27-2010, 11:17 PM

After alot of trial and error I got OS X 10.6.5 on there. Installed W7. something went wrong somewhere and now I have to reinstall both and get the dual boot. I go to install OSX and at the 27min mark I get a could not install reboot and try again. I have never had this problem and have tried several different things. I boot into W7's setup and reformat the HDD. My first question is what is the best way to wipe the hard drive for a fresh clean install. I Would wipe with W7 then partition it out in OSX then install from there but with this last time I don't know whats going wrong with the install. I use the newest version of NBI for OSX. I havent changed my install process from when I had it working perfectly. Im assuming its something to do with how I wipe the HDD? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
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Default 12-28-2010, 12:28 AM

The only way that worked for me was to install OS X first, letting it reformat the drive, leaving space for Win 7. Then I installed Win7. I use EasyBCD to handle the booting assignment, or you can rerun NBI to have it use Chameleon.

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Default 12-28-2010, 01:07 AM

I tried easyBCD. I may have done something wrong but it didn't work but I'm not a fan of that. Whats The Difference between NBI 0.8.5pre and NBI 0.8.4 and Netbook Boot Maker 0.8.4? I was looking around and from what I see 0.8.5pre is an all in one?
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