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single-user mode

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What to do when a Mac always boots to verbose or single-user modes

Apple supplies various alternate boot modes for OS X, but sometimes systems get stuck in them.

By August 22, 2012

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Aluminum Apple keyboards: Possible fix for single-user mode problems; more

Cache clearing to the rescue

By September 26, 2007

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Aluminum Apple keyboards: No single-user mode entry; Keys accidentally repeating

More problems from Apple's new keyboards.

By September 21, 2007

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OS X Odds & Ends: Force Quit from Dock; Disable single user mode; Type/Creator vs. file extensions

OS X Odds & Ends: Force Quit from Dock; Disable single user mode; Type/Creator vs. file extensions

By April 26, 2001

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AppleJack 1.6 is out for Snow Leopard

With Leopard and prior versions of OS X, one of the popular maintenance utilities was AppleJack, which is a free SourceForge project and ran in the Terminal (preferably Single User mode) as an easy-to-access way to run a bout of cleaning functions on the Mac. AppleJack so far has been incompatible with Snow Leopard, but with today's update the Snow Leopard incompatibility has been squashed.

By July 12, 2010

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Key combinations to troubleshoot your Intel-based Mac at start-up

Many articles you read on Mac troubleshooting mention troubleshooting methods like resetting the NVRAM, starting in FireWire Target Disk Mode, starting in Safe Mode, or starting in Single-User Mode, but fail to explain exactly how to do that.

By February 25, 2010

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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 December 9, 2008