Mac Bootcamp options, Want to choose each time

Posted on 2009-05-01
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
Mac 10.5.6, using Bootcamp with XP.  To choose an OS during startup you hold the Option key down and choose.  But I always forget to do that, so I was wondering if there is a way to automatically bring up that OS choice screen every time i boot?

Question by:shard26
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    Read THis, you can set it through System Prefs
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    this article only tells me what I already know.  i know how to make one or the other the default. but I want it to come up to the OS choice screen every time with no intervention from me.  i don't want to hold down option ( i always forget to do this).  this may not be possible.  
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    I did a Google search and found two pieces of software, which apparently install on the Mac side to do exactly what you're asking for.  I have not tested either of them myself.  Again, I just Googled it, so use at your own risk!

    The first is an official Mac download, however, so I'd try it first:

    This other one is just mentioned in the forums, so I'd be more careful with it:
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    trying it now

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