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  1. #1

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    May 06, 2009
    New Mac Keyboard - Can't Dual Boot
    Hi guys,

    I bought a new slim metal Mac Keyboard with key pad today - not bluetooth but with a cord. I try to press the "option" button at startup and I can't get my computer now to dual boot. It just jumps into Mac O/S.

    If I plug in my old keyboard and press "options" it goes right in to dual boot???

    I have updated both Win XP & Mac O/S and made sure I have all the keyboard drivers installed - did they change the button on the new keyboard to something elses???? Ahhh... Please help...

    The Fuz

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    Member Since
    May 06, 2009
    I just don't get it - I thought it was a hardware problem but I can use the Alt/Option key in applications so I know its working....


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    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac late 2007 10.11.b4, iMac 2008 10.10.5, Macbook2007 10.7.5, Mac Mini 10.7.5, iPhone 3GS Note 8!!
    What model Mac do you own? I know the Aluminum keyboard has issues with the option key on some Mac Mini's.

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