Booting Slowly

Issue/Question

My Mac takes a long time to boot.

Environment

  • macOS 10.10 (Yosemite) +

Resolution

  1. Force turn off the computer by holding the power button for about 10 seconds.
  2. Turn the Mac back on.
  3. Immediately press and hold these keys simultaneously:
    • Option
    • Command (⌘)
    • P
    • R
  4. The Mac will light up the screen, begin booting, then reboot.
  5. When the screen lights up again, release the keys.

Details

Article ID: 1272
Created
Thu 3/26/15 11:05 AM
Modified
Wed 7/29/20 10:49 AM