I am positive there is some official Apple documentation and link for a list of different keys one can press during the login window (not the startup) that will do some different action. In particular I am looking for the one that would cancel the reopening of applications, even if at shutdown one said to reopened them. I saw this online the other day, but can't seem to find it again.

Any help is greatly appreacited! Thanks.


Click the account you want to login to, enter the password, hit Enter and immediately press and hold the Shift key. You may also hit Shift+Enter once you’ve typed the password, and you will have similar results.


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