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Windows 7 install pendrive not showing in boot of Macbook Pro 3,1

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Nov 19, 2012 1:50 PM

Hi, I have a 2007 Macbook Pro, and my superdrive has been broken for a while now, but because of work reasons I have to Install Windows 7 in it.

 

I have an external Samsung DVD drive, and I have created several install pendrives with every tool known, and still, one way or the other, when I boot the Mac and press the alt key, my mac only shows the Macintosh HD and the recovery partition, neither the external DVD drive nor the pendrives. But if I boot into Mountain Lion both, the DVD and the pendrive appears in the desktop.

 

If I select the DVD as the boot unit in Preferences/Startup disk when rebooting the Apple logo appears in the screen and nothing happens.

 

Any guess?

Thanks.

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

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