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Get Rid Of The Mac Startup Chime [OS X Tips]

Get Rid Of The Mac Startup Chime [OS X Tips]

Macs are distinctive among the computing fraternity in the melodious chime they make while booting. While PCs that do nothing more than beep might look on enviously, the fact is that the chime isn’t always welcome—boot your MacBook in a library, for example, and several annoyed faces will willingly hand out censure.

Here’s how to turn off the chime. These instructions are created for OS X Lion but should work with older versions of OS X.

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OS X Lion Boot Disk Discovery Saves The World, But Activation Persists [How To]

OS X Lion Boot Disk Discovery Saves The World, But Activation Persists [How To]

One of my biggest concerns about Apple distributing Mac OS X 10.7 Lion via the Mac App store has been resolved. One intrepid Lion beta tester has discovered a hidden secret inside of Lion’s installation application.

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