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Question: Shutdown/eset pram when Mac is hung

Newer Mac book pro. Seeming hung..spinning ball. First time it has done this how to shutdown or restart?

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Nov 14, 2017 8:18 AM in response to nedafromhamilton In response to nedafromhamilton

to do an emergency power off when you are hopelessly stuck:


Press and hold the power button until your Mac powers down. This could easily take ten seconds of pressing.


On models with TouchBar, the home position (where the fingerprint reader sits) acts as the power button for this purpose.

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