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JCJeff

Cannot boot from USB

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I have a Asus laptop with Windows 7 installed on it. All my hard drive partitions are NTFS. And I've tried writing the ML disk image by UltraISO, Power ISO, VMWare-Mountain Lion using Disk Utility, VMWare-ML using Lion Disk Maker onto my 8gb USB flash drive. I also used MyHack.

 

 

 

When I boot from the USB, I get a black screen with a blinking cursor. I tried every method and it doesn't boot properly. I'm using a legit Mac OSX image too. I formatted the USB flash drive to GUID, with Mac OS Journaled. My BIOS has this UEFI toggle too, might that be the problem?

 

 

 

Also it can't be a corrupt dmg file because I mounted the flash drive in my virtual machine and the setup screen pops up

 

 

 

There's this option to create new boot option manually in BIOS. It requires a path to boot file efi file. Ill try that. But What should I put there?

 

What's the exact path that ML uses to the efi file?

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put your bios in modo Legacy and reinstall the boot loader for your USBInstaller, delete all Graphics kexts from S/L/E of your USBInstaller, try again

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