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MacPro won't boot to DVD install media

291 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Nov 14, 2012 7:15 AM by Grant Bennet-Alder RSS
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Nov 13, 2012 2:58 PM

Hi,

 

I have a MacPro that I'd like to do a clean install on. It's a 2010 5,1. When trying to boot to the DVD media I hold down option and select the DVD icon that comes up. The Apple logo appears but that's as far as it goes. It gets hung up on the Apple logo. I've tried it multiple times and waited over 30 minutes but it just doesn't proceed. I've also tried the DVD in 3 different drives to see if it was the drive.

 

The drive actually stops spinning so I know it's not even trying to read the DVD.

 

I installed an SSD a couple weeks ago and have been running on it just fine.

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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