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Problem installing Windows 7 64bit using bootcamp

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Dec 5, 2013 4:24 PM

Hello all,


I am sorry to ask a question that has probably been asked many time. It almost three days that I am browsing all possible forum but I have not been able to find the solution to this particular problem.


I am trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on a 27" iMac (late 2009) with Mountain Lion operating system. So, let's start from the beginning. I have used BootCamp assistant to partition my hard drive following all the possible official instructions on how to install Windows using Bootcamp. The Bootcamp Assistant successfully partitions my drive, the computer restarts automatically and the windows 7 installation starts correctly using the inserted DVD. The windows installation goes on perfectly, the computer restarts a couple of times but after the last restart I see the "Windows starting" window than my screen goes black and nothing happens anymore.


After some research I found some instruction on hoe to download the Windows drivers on a USB key and I followed all the steps suggest her . The problem is that I can't even get to the point where I can install my drive from the USB because I have never been able to actually complete the Windows installation. I tried rebooting the the Boot Manager but my Mac does not see my USB drive (Sony 8gb).


Can someone please help me? This issue is driving me nuts and I really need to urgently use Windows.


Many thanks to all for the help, in advance

iMac, Windows 7, Bootcamp, graphic card drivers


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