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BASICS
WHAT’S NEW IN THIS VERSION
Introduction: Don’t Panic!
Prevent Problems
USE A SURGE PROTECTOR OR UPS
BACK UP YOUR MAC REGULARLY
KEEP YOUR SOFTWARE UP TO DATE
Prepare for an Emergency
ACQUIRE A SECONDARY STARTUP VOLUME
GET A DISK-REPAIR UTILITY
AppleJack
SET UP ANOTHER USER ACCOUNT
CONSIDER PURCHASING APPLECARE
Go Pro
THINK ABOUT AN INSURANCE POLICY
FIND EXTRA HELP
Phone a Friend
Find a Consultant
Go to the Source
HAVE A PRINTED COPY OF THIS BOOK
RESTART YOUR MAC
FORCE-QUIT AN APPLICATION
START UP FROM ANOTHER VOLUME
Start from a Remote Disc
RUN DISK-REPAIR UTILITIES
ERASE AND RESTORE FROM BACKUP
REPAIR PERMISSIONS
START UP IN SAFE MODE
CHECK PREFERENCE FILES
RESET PMU, SMU, SMC, NVRAM, OR PRAM
USE ACTIVITY MONITOR
CHECK FREE DISK SPACE
CHECK LOG FILES
CLEAR CACHES
CHECK YOUR RAM
TEST FOR REPRODUCIBILITY
GET SYSTEM INFORMATION
Solve Common Problems
YOUR COMPUTER WON’T TURN ON
YOU EXPERIENCE REPEATED KERNEL PANICS
A Clean Start
YOUR MAC IS ABNORMALLY SLOW
YOU CAN’T EMPTY THE TRASH
AN APPLICATION GRINDS TO A HALT
AN APPLICATION CRASHES
THE KEYBOARD OR MOUSE DOESN’T WORK
YOU LOSE YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION
PRINTING DOESN’T WORK
Troubleshoot Novel Problems
TRY THE STANDARD QUICK FIXES
ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS
ASK THE VENDOR FOR HELP
CHECK MAC TROUBLESHOOTING SITES
USE YOUR FAVORITE SEARCH ENGINE
CONTACT A PROFESSIONAL
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SHAMELESS PLUG
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Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac

Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac

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Learn how to solve any Mac problem with Joe Kissell's expert advice!We may love our Macs, but they can still suffer significant problems. In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell, you'll learn 17 basic troubleshooting procedures and how to solve 9 common problems, along with an easy-to-follow way to troubleshoot novel problems. Whether your Mac won't turn on, experiences kernel panics repeatedly, or is glacially slow, this book has the calm, friendly advice you need to find a solution.Following in the footsteps of his critically acclaimed books Take Control of Mac OS X Backups and Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac, Joe starts by helping you prepare for trouble. You'll learn how to prevent problems from occurring, what tools you'll need to diagnose and fix problems, and the key troubleshooting techniques and solutions for common problems.You'll also learn how to handle problems that include:Your Mac won't turn on.Repeated kernel panics.Abnormal slowdowns.Emptying the Trash when the Finder balks.An application grinds to a halt.An application crashes.Recalcitrant keyboards and mice.A dead Internet connection.Printing doesn't work.
Learn how to solve any Mac problem with Joe Kissell's expert advice!We may love our Macs, but they can still suffer significant problems. In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell, you'll learn 17 basic troubleshooting procedures and how to solve 9 common problems, along with an easy-to-follow way to troubleshoot novel problems. Whether your Mac won't turn on, experiences kernel panics repeatedly, or is glacially slow, this book has the calm, friendly advice you need to find a solution.Following in the footsteps of his critically acclaimed books Take Control of Mac OS X Backups and Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac, Joe starts by helping you prepare for trouble. You'll learn how to prevent problems from occurring, what tools you'll need to diagnose and fix problems, and the key troubleshooting techniques and solutions for common problems.You'll also learn how to handle problems that include:Your Mac won't turn on.Repeated kernel panics.Abnormal slowdowns.Emptying the Trash when the Finder balks.An application grinds to a halt.An application crashes.Recalcitrant keyboards and mice.A dead Internet connection.Printing doesn't work.

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Publish date: 2007
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