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pwrmacg4
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Aug 29, 2012, 04:37 PM
 

I can't change startup disk back to hard drive. It says no boot disk.
I have no boot (OS 10.7) CD-Rom. What do I do?

If I use real Apple keyboard, would pressing "X" work? It doesnt on my macally.
     
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Aug 29, 2012, 04:51 PM
 
Ummm....what are you talking about? What are you trying to do and what computer do you have?

More info needed.

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pwrmacg4  (op)
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Aug 29, 2012, 06:50 PM
 
I set startup disk from cdrom, now OS 10.7 can't find boot disk.
Mac mini, OS 10.7. There is no CD to startup and change startup disk back to hard drive.

-tried pressing X to change startup options.
     
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Aug 29, 2012, 07:29 PM
 
Hold down option while starting up the computer. You should then be able to choose the hard drive as the boot disk.
     
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Aug 30, 2012, 04:58 AM
 
Originally Posted by Person Man View Post
Hold down option while starting up the computer. You should then be able to choose the hard drive as the boot disk.
I did this, one line has wifi icon, 2nd has lock icon, asking for wifi password which I gave, is it asking for log in
username/password?
     
pwrmacg4  (op)
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Aug 30, 2012, 05:16 AM
 
According to Apple, some third-party keyboards may not be recognized in time for Startup Manager to appear."
     
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Aug 30, 2012, 05:17 PM
 
It looks like this:

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Aug 30, 2012, 05:39 PM
 
Looks like it wants your wifi password. Still worth finding an original Apple wired keyboard and holding the alt key during boot,
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
   
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