Can't get past login screen with wireless Apple keyboard

Discussion in 'iMac' started by yourdream, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. yourdream macrumors regular

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    #1
    I just finished restoring from a time machine backup and have to login. The problem is my wireless Apple keyboard isn't working when I am at the login screen.
     
  2. gjw4u macrumors 6502

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    #2
    The keyboard is probably not paired, if you have a USB one about, problem solved.
     
  3. J&JPolangin macrumors 68030

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    ...yeah, doesn't the apple documentation state you have to set it up first with a wired keyboard...

    If that's the case, how would you set it up on the new iMacs though:eek:
     
  4. katyoshi macrumors 6502

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    I found out exactly how to do that today. Just keep holding down the power button on the apple keyboard while its searching for a keyboard when you first boot your computer brand new. :) You'll see the green light on the keyboard light up and stay lit as long as you keep pressing the power button and it should detect it.
     

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