To access some specialized Mac features, you’ll need to hold down one or more keys during startup. Here are some key combos to access the macOS boot option.
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Hardware keeps getting faster and faster, and most of us are running machines that would have been unthinkably speedy a decade ago, yet somehow it never seems to feel that way. As the hardware gets faster, the software seems to get bigger and slower and we always seem to end up with something that dances […]
It’s amazing how many special pieces of software there are for the simple task of managing Windows’ startup items. Especially considering the fact that Microsoft has long included a tool in most versions of Windows for just this purpose. It’s called msconfig, and it’s been there all along waiting to help you speed up your […]
Just about anyone who’s attempted dual booting or another non-standard boot setup has, at some point, made their own system unbootable. If the words “GRUB Error 2” or “No Valid System Disk Found” make you break into a cold sweat, then fear no more. Now you can include the Super Grub Disk in your geek […]
All Macs come with a DVD drive that you can use, so in most situations, you won’t have the need for a USB installer disk. However, there can be times when your DVD ROM is spoilt and you need to reformat/upgrade your OS. This is where an USB installer disk comes in handy. In addition, […]
If you have previously dualboot your Windows 7 and Vista and now you wanted to remove it, either because you don’t like it or you are running out of hard disk space, here is the way to do it: Remove the Windows 7 boot entry Previously when you install Windows 7, it modifies the bootloader […]
Updated: An updated version of this tutorial can be found here, featuring an easier and faster way to create a Windows 7 USB installer drive. The Windows 7 beta has been released for quite a while now. If you want to follow the crowd and test it in your system, but do not want to […]