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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Nov 03, 2007
    Macbook, boot up icon
    Hi Guys,

    First I would just like to say I'm a new user to the world of Mac and I love it!

    It's a strange thing, when I turn on my macbook I get an icon of a macbook with an arrow below it. I click the arrow then it boots up.

    This doesn't appear all the time and I was just wondering if there is a reason for this?


  2. #2

    Member Since
    Apr 28, 2006
    iMac Core Duo 20", iBook G4, iPhone 8GB :)
    You could either be pressing the Option key or the Menu button on the remote. Both these bring up the "choose startup disk" menu where you can select whichever disk you want to boot from. Since you have only one bootable disk, it's showing you just that.

    I wouldn't worry about it.

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    Nov 11, 2007
    MacBook 2.16 GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HDD. 16 GB Wi-Fi iPad, 16 GB iPhone 3GS.
    I am glad that I read this because it just happened to me and I was definitely freaking out.
    ♥ MacBook 2.16 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD ♥ 16GB Wi-Fi iPad ♥ 16 GB iPhone 3GS ♥
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