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Windows 7 does not boot after grey screen

575 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 1, 2012 3:21 AM by Ruvinio RSS
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Oct 25, 2012 2:23 PM



Right after installing Windows 7 Home 64-bit on Macbook Pro with Retina by boot camp, computer restarts, shows black screen with flashing underscore (_) on left corner, shows grey screen next, restarts again, and then repeats. I cannot log in or do anything. What is the problem?


I have used Boot Camp Assistant and created install disk on my USB flash drive.


When I boot BootCamp on VMware Fusion, Windows starts normally.


Thank you for your advice!

MacBook Pro
  • Ruvinio Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 1, 2012 3:21 AM (in response to sthoooon)

    Same problem here.

    Windows 7 Ultimate, OSX 10.8.2, MBP13"mid2012


    After Installing Windows, everything seemed to work fine. i installed the bootcamp drivers, rebootet many times as expectet.

    but since yesterday i got the same "endless repeating booting routine with blinking curser".


    the curser blinks for a few seconds, then the mac reboots. very disapointing.


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