Solved How to use install disk on a Mac? Tags: 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... Share cakekindel March 5, 2013 9:07:04 PM Best answer selected by cakekindel. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to install windows 8 into a brand new hard disk using a usb? Forum Damaged 64 bit install disk...How do I use an ISO/ripped copy to boot Forum How to install window os in 2 HD on raid 0 without using floppy disk driver Forum SolvedHow to recover partition files from a disk which was converted into GPT under Mac OS? Forum SolvedHow can I install Mac OS X 10.9 onto an external HDD and run on a windows machine? Forum how to I transfer mac disk drive to HP computer Forum How can i install windows xp in ide hard disk by using sata port Forum Solvedhow to install windows without a disk or usb Forum SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum SolvedXP downloaded; copy and use on another computer? No install disk Forum SolvedHow to Install OS on the SSD part of a Hybrid Disk Forum SolvedHow to install Linux Ubuntu onto a disk Forum SolvedDVD drive broken, is there a way to install a 2 disk game using a USB drive? Forum Solvedhow to install a mouse without a disk Forum How to Install Mac OS in AMD ? Forum Solvedclosed out question by mistake how to format a drive to install windows 7 oem or systems builder disk Forum SolvedHow do you install Windows 8 to a Cache SSD without a retail disk? Forum SolvedAfter replacing HDD for SSD, how install Mac OS? Forum Solvedhow to install OS from a disk Forum how to install mac os on window pc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !