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MacBook pro 5,1 (2009) boots to black screen Windows 7


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#1 MyMacbookIsBroken

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 06:49 PM

I temporarily replaced the hard drive in my MacBook from one with an old laptop that I couldn't boot to cd so I could install Windows 7. I installed it and put it in the other computer. But once I put the MacBook hard drive back in the Mac it would boot to a blank screen. I would hear the windows startup sound and usb devices would power on, but no screen. I didn't use boot camp because I used a not so legitimate copy of Windows 7 and boot camp recognized it as Windows 10 and didn't let me install so I did it from the boot menu. I can't install drivers and stuff in boot camp and I'm afraid the Mac is bricked. When trying to boot into OSX utilities nothing happens. Please help.


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Posted 22 August 2017 - 12:59 PM

Sorry but we can't assist you with an illegal install of Windows 7.

 

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