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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

Option Key image

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

  1. In OS X, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Startup Disk.
  2. Select the startup disk with the default operating system you want to use.
  3. If you want to start up using the default operating system now, click Restart.



Keywords:boot apple windows reboot start bootcamp   Doc ID:56144
Owner:Sasha K.Group:UW Stout
Created:2015-09-11 18:04 CDTUpdated:2017-08-28 08:19 CDT
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