Chapter 13: Maintaining Your Mac

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Most of the time, your Mac just hums right along, cheerfully complying with your requests and sitting quietly in the corner when you’re not using it. Every once in a while, however, even the best-behaved Mac needs a little maintenance or a minor repair. This chapter covers the basics of keeping your Mac happy and healthy.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to fix disk errors and reformat disks, both removable disks and hard drives. Also covered are updating your system software, setting the date and time automatically, and calibrating your monitor for accurate color. Some of these techniques are one-time jobs (calibrating ...

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