help single user mode

Discussion in 'macOS' started by waterwhat1, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. waterwhat1 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    can someone tell me a way to get into single user mode other then command s ive tried and it just doesnt work
     
  2. MacForScience macrumors 6502

    MacForScience

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    #2
    Sorry, but command - s is how you do it. You have to hold it till you see a black screen and white text appear. I am not aware of any other method.

    (my guess is you are not holding the command long enough)

    Cheers
     
  3. waterwhat1 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    #3
    ive tried holding it before i turn it off and keep it held ti it load
    tried holding command during start up and tapping s
    tried pushing the power button then quick holding command s it just loads like usual
     
  4. Elbert C macrumors 6502

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