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bootup

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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 Jul. 14, 2011

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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 Oct. 14, 2009

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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 Sep. 29, 2009

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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 Dec. 9, 2008

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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 Oct. 30, 2009

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Start-up offers instant Windows bootup

New software will give you the option of starting Windows and wait--or booting Splashtop and be ready for action immediately.

By Jan. 17, 2008

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Speed up your bootup time - Clock your PC's bootup time

Step 3: Learn how to accurately clock your PC's start-up time in this step.

May. 21, 2008

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Speed up your bootup time - Bust mysterious bootup apps

Step 6: Not sure what some of the files on System Configuration Utility's Startup tab are? Find out how to decipher the mystery apps and whether you can safely remove them.

May. 21, 2008

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Speed up your bootup time - Clock your new bootup speed

Step 7: Now that you've made some tweaks to your system, find out how much time you've shaved off your bootup.

May. 21, 2008

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Speed up your bootup time - Getting started

Step 1: In this Weekend Project, Tom Merritt shows you how to reduce the time it takes your computer to get ready for action.

May. 21, 2008