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When I start my iMac 17,1 a question mark is at the end of the log in screen. I enter my password and no problem or is it?

IMAC (RETINA 5K, 27-INCH, LATE 2015), macOS High Sierra (10.13.3), 32GB

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Add a password hint on Mac - Apple Support

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Mar 6, 2018 6:41 AM in response to krazikofiman In response to krazikofiman

You're welcome. At first I misunderstood your question thinking you were getting the blinking question mark at startup, but after your second post I understood. I've actually never noticed it as I leave my iMac logged in and just put it to sleep when I'm away from it. 99% of my posts come from my iPad so I'm going to have to check my mac with Sierra to see if it's there too.

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Mar 5, 2018 6:31 PM in response to Mike Sombrio In response to Mike Sombrio

Thank you. There is only one startup disk and I checked to make sure in the preferences by choosing it again. Upon a shut down and subsequent restart the "?" mark is still at the end of the log in box. I clicked on it and it gave me the hint if I had forgotten the password. Is this a new feature of High Sierra?

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Mar 6, 2018 6:41 AM in response to krazikofiman In response to krazikofiman

You're welcome. At first I misunderstood your question thinking you were getting the blinking question mark at startup, but after your second post I understood. I've actually never noticed it as I leave my iMac logged in and just put it to sleep when I'm away from it. 99% of my posts come from my iPad so I'm going to have to check my mac with Sierra to see if it's there too.

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Mar 6, 2018 6:46 AM in response to Mike Sombrio In response to Mike Sombrio

Like you I keep my iMac going and let it sleep, but there are times when I just click the shut down (old habits). I know I could be clearer and should put more time to explain what I'm trying to say. Thank you again, I am relieved I really thought the latest security update was going to kill this iMac as it did to my 2011 12,2.

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