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Old 03-27-2015, 03:26 PM   #16
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If its a 2011 IMAC it most likely is 64bit
I have a Macbook air and it boots from USB however you need to hold down ALT when you power on to get the menu. I suspect you have got that far since you mention that it gives you a black screen with just a cursor.
 
  


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