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My Computer Boots to Windows After Setting Up Boot Camp. How Do I Make It Boot to Mac


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I have to hold down the option key if I want to start up in Mac. Why does it automatically boot to Windows and how do I get it to boot to Mac, pressing Option to boot to Windows?

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Which do you want as the default? OSX I take it? If so, Hold Option at startup like you have been doing and select OSX. Once in OSX, open System Preferences and click on Startup Disk. Click on the OSX drive and on restart. From that point on it will reboot into OSX and always boot OSX unless you hold down option and select Windows.

If for some reason you ever want it the other way and Windows to boot, when you install the bootcamp drivers in Windows, a Control Panel called Startup Disk (like in OSX) is in Control Panels. Do the reverse.
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Thanks so much. I'll do it right now. I'll tell you if it doesn't work.

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Make sure you review the Boot Camp instructions that you should have been prompted to print during setup. All of this is covered and much more.

http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/boo...tall-setup.pdf

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