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iMac For Dummies, 7th Edition by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 2

Life! Give My iMac Life!

In This Chapter

arrow Turning on your iMac

arrow Checking your iMac for proper operation

arrow Setting up Mac OS X Lion

arrow Registering your iMac

arrow Using Migration Assistant

arrow Copying information from a Windows PC

If you’ve already been through Chapter 1, you got as far as unpacking your iMac and connecting at least one cable to it. And unless you bought this computer solely as a work of modern art, it’s time to actually turn on your iMac and begin living The Good Life. (Plus you still get to admire that Apple design whilst using iTunes.) After you get your new beauty powered on, I help you here with an initial checkup on your iMac’s health.

I also familiarize you with the initial chores that you need to complete — such as using Mac OS X Setup as well as moving the data and settings from your existing computer to your iMac — before you settle in with your favorite applications. ...

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