6. Problems with Files: Opening, Copying, Deleting, and Beyond

This chapter covers the most common problems you’re likely to face as a Mac OS X user: those that occur when opening and saving files, copying and moving files, and deleting files. It also covers related issues regarding mounting and ejecting volumes. It concludes by examining various ways you can maximize your Mac’s overall performance.

When Mac OS X is working as it should, the actions mentioned above are easy to accomplish. However, things don’t always go as planned. Sooner or later, problems will occur. When they do, this chapter is the place to turn.

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From the Finder

From the Finder’s contextual and Action menus

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