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Set Boot Camp partition to boot to Windows via command line
Authored by: duped on Jun 02, '11 08:18:37AM

This is the same feature BootPicker takes advantage of to allow non-admin users to choose Mac OS or Windows. BootPicker appears on top of the Mac OS X log in screen:
http://www.apple.com/education/resources/bootpicker/

The bless command can also be used for night time restarts of the system using an Apple Remote Desktop task so that Windows maintenance can be run.

Additionally, the Boot Camp 3 and later Windows drivers allow for use of the command line from within Windows to run the same command:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3802



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Set Boot Camp partition to boot to Windows via command line
Authored by: tom larkin on Jun 02, '11 11:28:01AM

Yes, but boot picker does not allow for a firmware password to be present on your Macs if I recall. Is that still not the case?



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