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#1 motorbotersob

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 07:16 PM

I hope someone can help me. I have a mac computer and I'm in the middle of installing windows 7. I partitioned my mac a couple of weeks ago to 25gb. I started installing windows today and when it came up to "where do you want to install windows" I went to my bootcamp partition and my computer says "windows cannot be installed to disk 0 partition 3" when I click on the show details it says "windows cannot be installed to this hard disk space. Windows must be installed to a partition formatted as NTFS". what should I be doing my computer is still on this screen and I don't know if i should shut off my computer. i hope someone can help or at least direct me to somewhere that may be able to help.
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Edit: Moved topic from General Chat to the more appropriate forum, since this deals with an apple product known as Boot Camp. ~ Animal

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 08:51 PM

Did you format the partition according to the instructions starting on page 6 of the BootCamp manual?

http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/Boot_Camp_Install-Setup_10.6.pdf

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