MBP won't boot from CD

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  1. liberated

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    Not sure why when I hold the option key the MBP won't give me the option to boot from the Windows 8.1 CD inside the attached super drive. Any ideas?
     
  2. Europa

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    Try connecting the SuperDrive to the other USB port.
     
  3. liberated

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    I did that, no joy :( I know the cd works cause I used it with my 2013 MBP.
     
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    Is your MBP recognizing other CDs from the SuperDrive?
     
  5. liberated

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    Solved my problem by installing windows 8.1 from a usb drive instead of the DVD. Odd that I had to do that since I was able to use the super drive with my MBPr 2013 and I was able to install software on the MBPr 2015 after windows installed.
     
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    Windows master race.



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