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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials by Kevin M. White

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Lesson 2. Install OS X Mountain Lion

Goals

• Prepare a computer for an upgrade to OS X

• Prepare a computer for a new installation of OS X

• Successfully upgrade or install OS X

• Troubleshoot potential installation problems

Every Mac computer has some version of OS X preinstalled when built. The version of OS X that ships with a computer is usually the latest available at the time. Thus, every Mac will at some time need a later version of the operating system to have the latest features and updates. This lesson guides you through both upgrading an existing system and performing a new installation. This lesson also includes troubleshooting issues that may arise during these processes.

Note

Several of the operations you will learn about in ...

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