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Reset NVRAM/PRAM & SMC on Mac computers

Quick Links and how to for resetting NVRAM/PRAM and SMC

How to reset NVRAM or PRAM on your Mac

Power on, quickly hold Option + Command + P + R, wait for startup sound, release.

How to reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on your Mac
for Mac Notebooks:

Shift + Control + Option then Power button, hold 10 sec. then release, Power back on.

KeywordsNVRAM, PRAM, Reset, Mac   Doc ID83350
OwnerAdrian G.GroupSMPH
Created2018-07-03 15:25:21Updated2022-06-27 12:33:09
SitesSchool of Medicine and Public Health
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