Apple .. BOOT .. keys combos

Apple .. BOOT .. keys combos

Apple Boot Keys :

Bypass startup drive and boot from external (or CD)
CMD-OPT-SHIFT-DELETE
Boot from CD
C
Boot from a specific SCSI ID #.(#=SCSI ID number)
CMD-OPT-SHIFT-DELETE-#
Zap PRAM
CMD-OPT-P-R
Disable Extensions
SHIFT
Rebuild Desktop
CMD-OPT
Boot with Virtual Memory off
CMD
Trigger extension manager at boot-up
SPACE
Force Quadra av machines to use TV as a monitor
CMD-OPT-T-V
Boot from ROM (Mac Classic only)
CMD-OPT-X-O
Force PowerBooks to reset the screen
R
Force an AV monitor to be recognized as one
CMD-OPT-A-V
Eject Boot Floppy
Hold Down Mouse Button
Select volume to start from
OPT
Start in Firewire drive mode
T
OSX: Watch the status of the system load
CMD-V
OSX: Enter single-user mode (shell-level mode)
CMD-S
 

After startup:

Bring up dialogue for shutdown/sleep/restart
POWER
Eject a Floppy Disk
CMD-SHIFT-1 or(2) or (0)
Force current app to quit
CMD-OPT-ESC
Unconditionally reboot
CTRL-CMD-POWER
Fast Shutdown
CTRL-CMD-OPT-POWER
Goto the debugger (if MacsBug is installed)
CMD-POWER
Put late model PowerBooks & Desktops to sleep
CMD-OPT-POWER

 

 


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