How to start up Mac when windows is block??

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Phindo, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. Phindo macrumors newbie

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    if anyone know how can i start up mac OS before i have to log into a windows...the problem is my windows os activation has expire and i cannot get into it...i have tried holding shift key after i pres power button but nothing is happening..???it is always trying get me to windows...any idea??? i dont have instalation cd's ..and internet connections...:apple:
     
  2. CylonGlitch macrumors 68030

    CylonGlitch

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    Hold down the option key when booting; then you'll get the "Option" to boot to a different partition or device.
     
  3. Rodus macrumors 6502a

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    Hold the alt/option key, that should give you the choice of boot drive.
     

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