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Boot a Mac into OS X or Windows (switch operating system)
How to boot a student laptop into Windows or OS X
If a student Apple laptop is installed with Windows (an option available at the help desk in 109 Millennium) to boot to Windows:
Reboot while holding down the Option key
Upon boot the option to select Windows or OS X will appear; you may need to use the arrow keys to switch between the two and use the Enter key to select.
To set OS X as the Default OS
- In OS X, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Startup Disk.
- Select the startup disk with the default operating system you want to use.
- If you want to start up using the default operating system now, click Restart.