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Apple Training Series Mac OS X Support Essentials, Second Edition by Kevin M. White

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Lesson 5. Applications and Boot Camp

Time

This lesson takes approximately 4 hours to complete.

Goals

Understand and support the various application types

Monitor and control processes and applications

Locate and manage application preferences

Configure and administer Boot Camp for Windows compatibility

People acquire computers because they want to run certain applications, not operating systems. Most users don’t care about the technologies underneath as long as the applications they want run smoothly. This is why, despite Mac OS X’s superiority in many ways to other operating systems, non-Mac users are apprehensive about switching. It cannot be ignored that there are many applications that run only on Windows-based computers.

Yet, there are many ...

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