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Windows 7: Installed W7 on laptop, worked. Now iMac wont work?

16 Apr 2009   #1

Installed W7 on laptop, worked. Now iMac wont work?

I just installed Windows 7 on my mac laptop and when i try to do the SAME EXACT thing on my imac it turns black and says 1. 2. press boot options and it wont work.

can somebody please tell me what is going on? They are on the exact same OS, it makes no since why 1 would work and the other not?

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19 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 7264

your trying to install the x64 version right? the 32 bit version doesnt do this, and there is a fix for the x64 version that requires you to edit a bunch of files. Sorry I don't have the info but its do-able but I just went 32 bit since the iMac can only use 4 gigs RAM anyway.
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