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Old Nov 2, 2012, 10:32 PM   #1
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1st boot & set up Mini 2012

Since I’m new to MAC, what do I need for the 1st boot up, I have already ordered Mac Mini 2012 Fusion drive and it should arrive some time this month, the Apple B/T wireless Keyboard and track pad have already arrived.

when I start up the mini for the 1st time, can I use keyboard/trackpad straight away?, or do I need a cable keyboard and mouse for the 1st boot set up etc.
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Old Nov 2, 2012, 11:31 PM   #2
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Since Iím new to MAC, what do I need for the 1st boot up, I have already ordered Mac Mini 2012 Fusion drive and it should arrive some time this month, the Apple B/T wireless Keyboard and track pad have already arrived.

when I start up the mini for the 1st time, can I use keyboard/trackpad straight away?, or do I need a cable keyboard and mouse for the 1st boot set up etc.
Yup, you can use them. It will walk through pairing the wireless keyboard & trackpad with your mini. The Apple out-of-the-box experience is the best there is.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 12:30 AM   #3
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Mine came today and I hooked it up to my flat screen via HDMI and finished setup in about 4-5 minutes.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 03:25 AM   #4
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does that mean the default Bluetooth settings for the mini are set to on?

I dont have a cable type keyboard at home
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 07:53 AM   #5
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does that mean the default Bluetooth settings for the mini are set to on?

I dont have a cable type keyboard at home
Yes bluetooth is on by default.

I've just setup a 2012 mini and didn't need any USB keyboard or mouse, the Mac detects them without issue and pairs them.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 08:04 AM   #6
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I can Confirm above post.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 09:01 AM   #7
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all I need now is my New Mini which was ordered
27th Oct

2.6GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
1TB Fusion drive

Shipping November, no date given (still under processing)
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 09:05 AM   #8
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Easiest setup out of the box.
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