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Unable to install Mavericks on dual boot drive...

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Oct 22, 2013 5:01 PM

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro running 10.6.8. My HD is partitioned to dual boot Ubuntu.

 

I've recently downloaded Mavericks and tried to install it but I get the error: "This disk cannot be used to start up your computer."

I've already checked my root directory for any backup files (even though I use an external firewire drive for Time Machine backups).

 

Has anyone else had issues with installing on a dual boot drive?

 

Thanks in advance!

MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.53 GHz), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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