Stupid questions from an ex-Windows user.

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Spikeywan, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. Spikeywan macrumors 6502

    Dec 11, 2012
    Hi Guys,

    I'm loving my rMBP, but am having a few teething troubles, and Google hasn't helped. Well, maybe I'm asking it the wrong questions.

    I ran a program that didn't work, and I couldn't get out. I read that Command-Option-Escape is the way out, but I don't have an Option key. Or if I do it's called something else.

    I have fn, ctrl, alt(with a strange symbol), and cmd(with a 4 leaf clover) in the bottom left corner, and esc in the top left.

    Can someone fill me in on getting out of trouble, please? What is the mac equivalent of ctrl-alt-delete, etc?

  2. Spikeywan thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 11, 2012

    What's the best thing to do if the whole machine locks up?
  3. Jaimi macrumors regular

    Jul 22, 2009
    If the whole machine locks up, hold the power button down for 8 seconds to reboot. Not much else you can do.

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