How Do I Force Shutdown On A MacBook Air Or MacBook Pro Retina Display

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How Do I Force Shutdown On A MacBook Air Or MacBook Pro Retina Display

Post by RescuePC » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:35 am

How Do I Force Shutdown On A MacBook Air Or MacBook Pro Retina Display

On a Mac without an eject key (like the MacBook Air or MacBook Pro Retina Display), you can force your computer to shutdown at any point by pushing

Command + Control + Option + Power button.
or
Control at the same time as the Power button (or Eject + Power button if you have an Eject key)

Before you resort to this, first try a force quit on a problem application by pushing

Command + Option + Esc.

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