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8 edition of Upgrading & troubleshooting your Mac found in the catalog.

Upgrading & troubleshooting your Mac

Mac OS X edition

by Gene Steinberg

  • 46 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Osborne/McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macintosh (Computer),
  • Microcomputers -- Upgrading.,
  • Debugging in computer science.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUpgrading and troubleshooting your Mac, Mac OS X edition
    StatementGene Steinberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.8.M3 S719 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 612 p. :
    Number of Pages612
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3582742M
    ISBN 10007219359X
    LC Control Number2002279849

    If you have a Power Mac G5, an iBook, or an iMac G5 that shipped with Mac OS X through —Apple is quite specific about this!—the Additional Software & Apple Hardware Test disc that came with your Mac provides a means to install Mac OS 9. On my Power Mac G5, for example, there is an icon named Install Additional Software. For example, if your Mac OS X Install disc contains version , reinstall Mac OS X from the disc, using the Archive and Install feature, and then run the Combo updater to get to If this seems like a hassle—which it is—wait to see if you have problems after updating via the non-Combo updater, and use this method only if problems.

      Remote Desktop for Mac Version History Troubleshooting I have an early iMac running El Capitan (). it means your Mac has at least 2GB of memory and GB of available storage space. is basically similar to macOS El Capitan, you can try upgrading your macOS to macOS Sierra to see if it works. And you can send your feedback.   Since upgrading to sierra my mac book Pro goes so slove. Technician's Assistant: Just to clarify, how old is your MacBook Pro and what operating system are you running? 4 years old, upgrading the operating system to sierra 2 weeks ago. Technician's Assistant: .

    If your Mac starts back up without issue, then you'll know that it's a problem with a peripheral. You'll need to shut your Mac back down, reconnect one peripheral, and then restart your Mac. Continue this process of reconnecting one peripheral at a time and then restarting your Mac until you find the bad peripheral.   In case after both fixes and manual troubleshooting, your Mac is still overheating, you might need to book in with a Mac specialist. More extensive problems may require a trip to a certified Mac Consultants Network retailer, or Mac support from your nearest Apple Genius Bar.


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Upgrading & troubleshooting your Mac by Gene Steinberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Upgrading & Troubleshooting Your Mac ranks among the best technical books about the Macintosh around. Representing a distillation of the knowledge author Gene Steinberg has gained in his lengthy consulting and writing career, this book reveals details that everyone can use/5(9).

Steinberg exhaustively covers both hardware and software issues, pointing out how the Classic Mac OS differs from OS X. Included is information on setting up a new Mac, upgrading system software, adding and troubleshooting hardware and peripherals, Internet connectivity issues, networking, and more/5(3).

Get this from a library. Upgrading & troubleshooting your Mac. [Gene Steinberg] Upgrading & troubleshooting your Mac book "Optimize your Mac for maximum speed and reliability - and minimal crashes. Mac expert Gene Steinberg reveals undocumented tech support secrets and shows you how to upgrade your Mac with the latest.

Battery service. If you're experiencing an issue with your battery, your Mac notebook might not require a repair. These tips show you how to maximize your battery you can't turn on your Mac or if the screen turns black, follow these steps to resolve the issue. Your Mac notebook battery service might be covered by warranty, consumer law, or AppleCare+.

If you're using an earlier macOS, such as macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, or earlier,* follow these steps to keep it up to date.

Open the App Store app on your Mac. Click Updates in the App Store toolbar. Use the Update buttons to download and install any updates listed. Troubleshooting Mice, Joysticks, and Keyboards --Ch. The Display Is the Window of the Computer World -- Ch. Help with Mixed Mac/Windows Offices -- Ch.

This guide shows you tricks to get your Mac up and running, so you can try to repair the drive with Apple or third-party software.

We don't limit the solutions to just one method of getting your Mac to boot but cover any methods that could help and let you get your Mac running to the point where you could repair the startup drive or further diagnose the problem.

Upgrading & Troubleshooting Your Mac: Mac OS X Edition is the definitive OS X resource,focused on upgrading,preventive maintenance,and troubleshooting. Loaded with case histories to illustrate common problems and repair solutions,this book covers a wide range of important issues—from survival advice for laptops to organizing SCSI chains to Brand: McGraw-Hill Companies, The.

How to fix a frozen Mac. If your problem is that your Mac has frozen in the middle of a task, or an app has become unresponsive, it is possible to Force Quit it by right clicking/control clicking. All you have to do is pop open the access panel, remove the existing RAM modules, add your new modules, and then replace the panel.

The whole thing should take less than five minutes. And when you’ve installed the new RAM, your Mac should boot up as normal. If you have any issues, check out our guide to troubleshooting your : Harry Guinness. Full text of "Upgrading & troubleshooting your Mac" See other formats.

Installing new versions of macOS on a Mac should be a pretty simple exercise. The Mac tells you there's an update available via a pop up in Notification Centre - in some cases (depending on your. Solve Mac Problems Like a Pro Macs are generally quite reliable as computers go, but they can still experience significant problems.

In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell (based on his earlier book "Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac"), you'll learn key troubleshooting skills that will help you address the most common and frustrating Mac irritations.

If all your ports are malfunctioning, try resetting your Mac SMC. If you have an older MacBook Air that lacks a T2 Security Chip, start by heading over to.

Troubleshooting Mac OS X. The heart of the book, the chapters in this section provide troubleshooting tips and techniques, step-by-step instructions, and links to relevant information for resolving problems with Mac OS X.

Other than the "General Mac OS X Troubleshooting" chapter, the chapters in this section are in alphabetical order, focusing. When your Mac slows down, gets stuck, locks up, or other problems arise, every Mac user should first follow these basic troubleshooting remedies: Back it up: The first rule of computing.

Apple’s Time Machine automates the process if you attach a second hard drive and turn on Time Machine. on your new Mac is the one designed specifically to work on that model, and that’s the one that should be used. If your other Macs have a later Upgrading & Troubleshooting Your Mac: Mac OS X Edition P:\Comp\MAC\x\chvp.

Upgrade your Mac to macOS Mojave with expert advice covering preparation, installation, and key post-installation tasks, as well as suggestions for avoiding and solving problems. The book covers upgrades from Snow Leopard through.

Clean up your Mac. This is essential if you want a fast and effortless update, and glitchless work of your new macOS.

And it’s also pretty easy. To give your Mac a cleanup, you need to get rid of system junk, uninstall extra apps, and clean some old caches. If that sounds like a lot of work, you can get a Mac cleaner like CleanMyMac for the job. All key commands now install the original macOS that came with your Mac.

For example; if you have an older Mac that shipped with Lion, then internet recovery will install that version on your Mac. The only way to get a newer version of macOS is via macOS Utilities on Time Machine or a recovery partition on a Mac drive (such as your old hard drive).

Full text of "Troubleshooting your Macintosh: the complete, hands-on guide to upgrading and maintaining your Macintosh" See other formats.Save 50% when you buy the complete 4-book Mac Fitness Collection (which also includes Take Control of Backing Up Your Mac, Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac, and Take Control of Speeding Up Your Mac—a $60 value—for just $ You’ll learn these 17 basic troubleshooting procedures (along with the reasons they can help): Force-quit an app.Sadly, your Mac may just be too old to fix.

When your Mac hardware gets too old, your speed drops drastically and you can do little to fix it without taking some serious measures. How to fix it: Upgrade your hardware. You’ve done all the stuff above and your Mac is still running slowly.

It’s time to look into upgrading your hardware.