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I've found a way: Enable Select boot device at startup in the virtual machine After the startup of the VM press any key to enter the boot device menu Select Boot Maintenance Manager Select Boot from file Search your recovery volume (usually it's the 2nd one listed) Select com.apple.recovery.boot Select boot efi Recovery ...


Hold down the Option key (⌥) when your Mac starts. That should take you to the startup selection screen. Hopefully it'll show you an icon for Windows and another icon for OSX. http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1310 If it doesn't then you might need to install OSX from scratch. If your Mac is fairly recent you can do this from the Internet directly. ...


I/O problems are a good indicator that your drive is past its best. Replace the drive or do the following... Back up everything of value via Target Disk Mode (if possible) then boot your MacBook from a USB or DVD installer. Run Disk Utility, selecting the secure erase/zero fill option and wipe your drive. This will issue an ATA secure erase command that ...


I encountered the same problem after updating to 10.10.1. When I was booting through single user mode I noticed that fsck was reporting that the root file system didn't have journaling enabled. After booting into OS X Recovery and enabling journaling on the volume in Disk Utility the kernel panics stopped. I suspect that your problem will be solved by ...


Sometimes booting in Safe mode or in Verbose mode will ratify the boot log problems. Safe mode "Shift" Verbose Mode "cmd-v" or Press Option during startup Start up in Startup Manager, where you can select an OS X volume or network volume to start from.


try resetting your PRAM and SMC, this may resolve your issue, http://osxdaily.com/2010/11/15/reset-pram-mac/ http://osxdaily.com/2010/03/24/when-and-how-to-reset-your-mac-system-management-controller-smc/ otherwise it could be bad RAM... take your Macbook in to apple and have them test the RAM.


I don't know if this still works; but in 10.6 you could define a different application to run in place of Finder. I did this for a iChat stand-alone "kiosk" once. For example: defaults write com.apple.loginwindow Finder /Applications/iChat.app When you logout and login, the application you designated (in my case, iChat) will start. I suppose you could ...

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