Chapter 31. Recovering from Crashes, Data Loss, and Other Problems
In This Chapter
- Application Crashes
- System Crashes
- Fixing Hard Drive Problems
- Resetting PRAM
- Restoring a Lost Administrator Password
- Reinstalling System Software
In this chapter, you learn ways to react to application and system crashes and ways to be proactive about virus protection. You also learn to use your Mac OS X installation DVD to reset your password and, in times of widespread system failure, to reinstall your operating system.
Sometimes, out of the blue, the application you’re trying to use freezes up or disappears altogether. These events are commonly referred to as crashes.
Did you Know?
If you experience a lot of crashes in a specific ...