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Why can't I boot from  my windows install disk using an external dvd drive?

1712 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Oct 14, 2013 7:43 AM by BobTheFisherman RSS
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Oct 13, 2013 6:43 PM

My internal disk drive is broken on my computer, so I'm using an external one, but when I put my windows install disk in, it shows up when I'm using the computer, but it doesn't show up when I hold ALT on startup. Why is this?

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5)


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