Friday, December 11, 2009

For Mac Eyes Only Quick Tip Weekly - "Mac Startup Keys"

Quick Tip #083

Handy startup keys to know while booting your Mac.

Hold these down during startup:

Option () - Starts the Startup Manager

C - Boot from a CD or DVD

D - Starts the Apple Hardware Test from Install DVD 1 (Intel Only)

, F12 or Mouse Button - Ejects the optical disc

T - Starts your Mac in FireWire Target Disk mode.

Option, Command, P, R (⌥⌘PR) - Resets NVRAM or PRAM

Shift () - Starts in Safe Boot mode

V - Starts in Verbose mode

S - Starts in Single-User mode

N or N - Start from a NetBoot Server

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