Apple - Mac Support

Mac Computers

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Mac Tips and Tricks

Time Machine Recovery

Restart Computer
Hold down Options Key for Startup Manager

Click On Recovery Drive

You will see a menu with Time Machine, Click it
And Choose a date to Restore Back to

Agree to everything and
Let it do its job, Have Fun

Show or Hide hidden files and folders
Go to utilites and go to terminal

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles True
killall Finder
defaults write AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
killall Finder

Add a new admin account
Turn computer on and wait for chime sound
press command+s
Type in: /sbin/fsck -fy :Press Return
Type in: /sbin/mount -uw / :Press Return
Type in: rm   /var/db/.applesetupdone :Press Return
Type in: reboot :Press Return

Change user password
Turn computer on and wait for chime sound
press command+s
/sbin/fsck -fy
/sbin/mount -uw /
ls /Users this will display username
password a-user-name

Mountain lion and Maverick
Reset Password
Turn computer on and wait for chime sound
press option key to get in recovery mode
Go to utilites and go to terminal
type in resetpassword enter

Startup shortcuts
Turn computer on and press key

Option Key = Display Startup Manager
C = Start from bootable media (DVD, CD, USB thumb drive, and so forth)
T = Start in FireWire target disk mode
N = Start from NetBoot server
X = Force Mac OS X startup (if non-Mac OS X startup volumes are present)
D = Use Apple Hardware Test
Command-R = Use Recovery (OS X Lion or later)
Command-V = Start in Verbose Mode
Command-S = Start in Single User Mode
Command-Option-P-R = Reset NVRAM / parameter RAM

Screen Snapshot to desktop Command+Shift+3

Apple system status
Macintosh operating systems
How to use Apple Diagnostics
Apple Support Download
Quick open Recent Apps Tip
Apple Newsroom
Malwarebytes for Mac
Find the Power adapter for Mac
If you forgot Passcode
Setup AD-Blocker Plus for Internet Explorer
Fixing OS X Install Errors
Videolan Player
OS X Reset Password
OS X Recovery Disk Assistant v1.0
Harddrive Recovery
Apple Exchange | Repair Extension Programs
Apple support homepage
Internet Speed Test
OS X keyboard shortcuts
Lookup EveryMac Specs
Guidebook IFixit
Powerbookmedic parts
Reset Mac passwords
Reset Admin password
Intel mac temperature database
Speed up Mac OS X

PDF files

How to Clone a mac harddrive with built in Disk Utility

Fix Safari Mountain lion cannot Open Adobe PDF

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