Keep your Mac running at peak performance--or restore it to like-new conditionThe Healthy Mac explains essential tasks that keep your Mac in top running order. This unique book offers you a money-saving, do-it-yourself solution to help youMoreKeep your Mac running at peak performance--or restore it to like-new conditionThe Healthy Mac explains essential tasks that keep your Mac in top running order. This unique book offers you a money-saving, do-it-yourself solution to help you diagnose, declutter and debug your Mac. Topics covered include scheduled reviews and updates of user settings, proper methods for hibernation and sleep, safeguarding your Mac from malware, proper installation of software and updates, and more.
Avoid costly repairs, lost data, and inconvenient downtime with this one-of-a-kind guide!Daily preventative maintenance routines plus first aid tips and home remedies for years of trouble-free useSolutions to problems that crop up long after the warranty has expired--including multiple file versions, conflicting programs, cluttered Launchpads, corrupt cache files, and moreExplains common networking scenarios to help resolve problems working with Windows PCs, DLNA devices, and media serversGuidance on controlling multiple iOS devices and iTunes accountsCovers frequently overlooked topics, including hard drive optimization, encryption, and creating a new user just for boot emergenciesHands-on coverage:Optimize Your Data- Remove Unwanted Programs- Clean up the GUI- Optimize iTunes- Take Control of Mail- Optimize Safari- Control What you Dont Like About Lions New Features- Inventory and Secure Your Network- Inventory and Secure Your Mac- Manage a Network that Contains Windows PCs- Optimize the Boot Process and Increase Performance- Improve Security- Troubleshoot Your Mac