Apple supplies various alternate boot modes for OS X, but sometimes systems get stuck in them.
Normally when OS X boots you see gray and blue screens rather than the output of the system's load process. To see this process you need to manually invoke verbose mode.
Booting in verbose mode to identify troubleshooting issues.
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Accessing the boot menu in OS X is a simple key press, though in some cases it requires specific timing in order to work.
Software tweak prompts verbose inquirers to choose their words wisely.
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