Troubleshooting Issues of Microsoft® Windows® 7 Installation Bootcamp.
What are the problems, which come up while using Boot Camp in Windows 7?
The Boot Camp is a utility included with Apple Inc's Mac OS X Leopard and v10.6 Snow Leopard Operating Systems that assists users in installing Microsoft Windows 7 on Intel based Macintosh computers. It guides users through non destructive re partitioning of their hard disk drive and using the Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard disc to install Windows drivers. The disc includes an applet for the Windows control panel for selecting the boot operating system In addition to device drivers for the hardware. The Boot Camp also improves Windows drivers, particularly for track pads in Mac notebooks. You can disable the brightness controls. This function included in the Boot Camp control panel. A new command-line feature is there that enables a system administrator to remotely change the startup disk setting for a Mac running Windows.
The problems, which come up while using Boot Camp with Windows 7 are:
- Black Error
- Computer freezes when restarted
- Problems during partition
During the installation of Microsoft Windows 7 on an iMac by using Boot Camp, a black screen might appear. This error occurs because the Windows 7 installer does not include the necessary graphics or Bluetooth drivers for your Mac. To solve this issue, you should upgraded from Windows Vista, you will need to use the Apple Win 7 Upgrade Utility before starting an upgrade install and this is not required for a clean installation of Windows 7.
Computer freezes when restarted
After installing the Windows 7 and the Boot camp software and the computer restarts, it freezes either at the welcome screen or just after the welcome screen. This problem is related to the installation of a device upon the startup of the Windows. To fix this remove the Windows 7 installer and insert the Mac OS X installer DVD to install the Boot camp driver. After this installation open the Internet Explorer and go to NVIDIA's website, download and install the driver. Now you can restart your computer.
It is possible that you will get an error that says Boot Camp Assistant was not able to create the partition because some files could not be moved. In this case you need to format the drive into a single partition. The hard drive is fragmented like a "mofo", and there is not enough contiguous space for Boot Camp Assistant to create the Windows partition, disk fragmentation. Using the disk utility, resize your main OS X partition, reducing it by 40GB.
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