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I was trying to install windows and my screen is stuck on

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I was trying to install windows and my screen is stuck on: No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key. There is a windows xp disc in the rom
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  robgranholm replied 6 years ago.
Hi, what exact version and service pack is the XP disc...Bootcamp is VERY finicky when it comes to what install disc it wants for XP. Update here and I'll be glad to follow up.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
XP Pro x64 and the discc is stuck
Expert:  robgranholm replied 6 years ago.
ahh I don't think it works with the 64bit version...boot up the computer holding down option, this should get you into a boot screen where you can eject the disc...otherwise hold down the space bar (or press repeateadly) while the computer reboots to eject the disc
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

That worked...does windows 7 work

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Can I us a windows 7 disc to add windows to my Mac?