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How can I skip the Welcome Video/Music that comes up after a fresh install of OS X? I believe you could skip this in Windows by hitting ESC, but I cannot find a key that has that same effect in OS X.

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The Esc key is OS X is exactly in the same place it would be on Windows, right above backtick/tilde. –  NReilingh Aug 18 '10 at 3:42
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@NReilingh: I think he meant "a key with the same effect". –  zneak Aug 18 '10 at 4:41
    
yes, i just meant the ESC key has no effect. –  Mark Norgren Aug 23 '10 at 3:38

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Unfortunately you can not skip the opening movie - but you can skip the registration process which shows up later by pressing Command-Q. When the Setup process is complete the file .AppleSetupDone shows up in /var/db. (If this file exists it will skip the Setup process altogether)

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Try pressing cmd+q. It’s a Quicktime movie after all.

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no, it does not work. –  Mark Norgren Jun 21 '11 at 2:04

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