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    Mar 22, 2009
    My Mac thinks it's a Windows machine
    Was using Windows partition on Boot camp and now cannot get out of it. Mac starts in Windows every time. Keyboard seems unresponsive until system is loaded. Tried changing 2 HDs but comes up "no boot disk - insert boot disk".
    I know the HD has a Mac Os. Was last using X.6.8
    Snow Leopard is in the DVD slot and I can hear it spinning but as I say the keyboard is unresponsive.

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    dtravis7's Avatar
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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 happens if when you hear the Apple Start up Bong sound you hold down the Option Key and keep it down?

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    Member Since
    Mar 22, 2009
    Problem solved. Used a Windows keyboard to reset the PRAM!!!!!

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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11.1.
    USB keyboards generally be USB keyboards period. Into System preferences and make OS X.,6 is set as the Startup Disk.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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