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Problems Starting Windows 7 Using Bootcamp

382 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jan 2, 2013 4:55 PM by ScottinRH RSS
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Jan 1, 2013 4:48 PM

I have a 2011 iMac which I have been running Windows 7 on for over a year through Bootcamp.  No problems operating it for the past year.  When I tried to go into Windows today through Bootcamp, I got to the screen where you selet your boot choice.  When I select the Windows drive like normal, the screen tirns black (with very slight backlight) and just sits there doing nothing forever.  I don't have a prompt of any kind and neither the mouse or keyboard seem to be operating.


Computer boots fine as a Mac and operates with no problem as a Mac.  Tried several times to re-cycle.  Shut down........restart while holding Option key......start using Windows drive.......all with the same results......a black screen......


Does anyone have any idea what is going on and what I can do to fix it?

iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.5), Running Windows through Bootcamp
  • Rudegar Level 6 Level 6 (18,430 points)
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    Jan 2, 2013 6:46 AM (in response to ScottinRH)

    how do you try to choose it?

    mark and click with mouse?

    mark and click enter on keyboard?

    if you havent tried both ways try the other


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