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Microsoft's Major Nelson shows off Xbox One's rapid boot-up

The video shows how the Xbox One can be booted up quickly with a voice prompt through Kinect rather than with a controller.

By November 14, 2013


AT&T's LTE boot-up: What it means to you (Q&A)

Although AT&T will officially launch its 4G LTE network in five cities this weekend, customers will still have to wait before getting the goodness.

By September 16, 2011


Managing a prohibitory sign at OS X bootup

When starting your Mac, if you run into a prohibitory sign and the system will not boot, there are a couple of things you can try to address the problem.

By July 14, 2011


Solve slow bootups after upgrading to solid-state drive

When upgrading from a spinning hard disk to a solid-state disk in your Mac, you may experience slower startup times than expected.

By April 7, 2011


Progress bar appears on grey screen at bootup

Some Macs may continually display a progress bar at the grey bootup screen, sometimes without issue but other times coupled with crashes and other problems.

By October 30, 2009


Restore muted audio at bootup

Some people have reported a problem where the computer will not save these settings, and will either revert back to another volume level or be set to mute.

By October 14, 2009


Mac not accepting input at bootup

To invoke boot options you hold down various key combinations at bootup; however, in some instances the computer may not recognize these key combinations at boot.

By September 29, 2009


Inability to boot to Safe Mode in OS X

Safe Mode in OS X is a good troubleshooting environment; however, sometimes people might find it difficult to boot to Safe Mode using the standard Shift key press at bootup.

By January 26, 2011


Keyboards not registering keypresses at bootup

When Macs boot up, users have the option to provide key sequences for various boot options: reset PRAM, select boot volume, single-user mode, etc. However, some users may experience problems were

By December 9, 2008


MacFixIt Answers

This week we have questions about monitor calibration with multiple graphics cards, window minimization options, screen zooming, and question mark symbols at bootup.

By March 5, 2010