Solved How to use install disk on a Mac? Tags: How To Macintosh Mac OS X Last response: March 5, 2013 9:07 PM in Mac Os X Share cakekindel March 5, 2013 7:18:44 PM I have a couple disks for Win7 and Ubuntu lying around I'd like to use on my Mac Mini 3,1 but I can't boot from them. I tried the holding down alt during startup and the disk didn't show up. Any and all help is appreciated. More about : install disk mac Best solution COLGeek March 5, 2013 8:08:03 PM To set up Windows on your Mac Mini, you need to install Boot Camp from within OS X first. Go here for help: http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/boot_camp_install-setu... Also, there are several guides for setting up Ubuntu on a Mac. Such as this one: http://lifehacker.com/5934942/how-to-dual-boot-linux-on... cakekindel March 5, 2013 9:07:04 PM Best answer selected by cakekindel. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDamaged 64 bit install disk...How do I use an ISO/ripped copy to boot ForumHow can i install windows xp in ide hard disk by using sata port ForumFormatting a Mac hard drive with a Windows 7 installation disk ForumSolvedHow would I install a game on a disk without a disk drive? ForumIs it possible to use an external hard drive as a recovery/install disc for mac osx? ForumXP downloaded; copy and use on another computer? No install disk Forumhow can i install mac os on my hp pavilion g6 laptop ForumSolvedAfter replacing HDD for SSD, how install Mac OS? ForumSolvedHow to install Windows 7 and Mac on two seperate hardrives ForumCan I and how do I use/find the product key from a windows computer to use on my mac? ForumSolvedMotherboard instalatiom disk how to use ForumSolvedhow to change dynamic to basic hard disk while using command prompt ForumIt says I need to format disk in drive _ before I can use it. How do I get my data back? ForumHow do you install Windows 8 with out a disk on a newly built computer? ForumHow to install a mac os x 10.8 on a windows 7 laptop (hP) ForumHow to use seagate expansion on a mac ForumSolvedHow can I re-install Win 7 to SSD without install disk? ForumHow install palm zire 72 in new mac book pro ? ForumHow Could I Install Mac Os On AMD Processer ForumHow long the mac Disk Utility to check disk More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !