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Re: Boot to Windows partition quickly
Authored by: everkleer80 on Sep 30, '11 08:26:53AM

It's also fairly easy to pull the password from your keychain if you don't want to have to enter it each time but you don't want to store it in plain text either. I don't have access to the details right now, but using Keychain Scripting it was easy for me, as an Applescript noob, to figure it out. If anyone wants help using Keychain Scripting, just reply to this and I will post an example when I have time.



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Re: Boot to Windows partition quickly
Authored by: simondorfman on Sep 30, '11 11:44:09AM

Yes, please do post that code when you get a chance. Thanks!



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Re: Boot to Windows partition quickly
Authored by: everkleer80 on Oct 06, '11 04:09:09PM

Well, turns out Apple has removed Keychain Scripting in Lion, but Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater software has developed a scriptable alternative that you can download.

Here is my simple example of using Keychain Scripting: (I imagine the s/w I linked to works in a similar way)

tell application "keychain scripting"
set thePW to the password of first key of current keychain whose name is "AdminPassword"
end tell

Then I just used Keychain Access to create an item named "AdminPassword" in my default keychain.



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