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Show username/password fields when “Other…” user doesn’t show on login window

Ever tried to log into a Mac and the login window only shows a list of users and not the “Other…” option to switch to the username/password fields?  You know the username and password of a user that can log in (via bound directory services or something) but can ‘t get to the field to enter them?

Here’s how:

  1. Press an arrow key to move the selection rectangle around a user that shows.
  2. Press Option(Alt)+Return.
  3. Username/password fields will magically appear.

 

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