<>Start on the right foot with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger!
Thousands of Mac users upgraded to Panther successfully with Joe Kissell's previous best-selling ebook, Take Control of Upgrading to Panther, and Joe is back with detailed new advice for upgrading to Tiger. Joe's expert guidance, developed over numerous test installations, thoroughly explains the seven steps necessary before upgrading, which of Tiger's three installation options is right for you, how to perform the actual upgrade, and the four tasks you must perform after the upgrade finishes. Also included are instructions if you're upgrading from Mac OS 9. Worried that something might go wrong? Joe provides practical troubleshooting tips for the most common problems, step-by-step instructions on how to downgrade to your previous system if necessary, and in-depth discussions of what exactly each installation option does (and does not do). Bonus Section! Direct links to software update sites for FireWire hard drives, keyboards, mice, printers, scanners, video cards, audio equipment, common utilities and more.
Read this ebook to learn the answers to questions like:
Will my Mac and peripherals work with Tiger?
Which upgrade method should I use?
Should I partition my hard disk?
Which files aren't copied by Archive and Install?
What if I can't print or connect to my Bluetooth cell phone after upgrading?
Do I need new versions of my utilities for Tiger?
Why is Mail importing all my email messages?
What should I do if my Mac refuses to boot under Tiger?
Table of contents
- Read Me First
- Tiger Upgrade Quick Start
- Check Your Hardware for Compatibility
- Choose an Upgrade Method
- Disable Login Items
- Back Up Your Data
- Make Sure You Have a Mac OS 9 Installer
- Verify Your Hard Disk
- Consider Partitioning Your Hard Disk
- Perform a Customized Upgrade
- Run Software Update
- Set Up Your Tiger Environment
- Restore Missing Files
- Upgrading from Mac OS 9?
- Troubleshoot Upgrade Problems
- How to Downgrade
- A. Software Sources
- About This Ebook
- Title: Take Control of Upgrading to Tiger
- Release date: May 2007
- Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
- ISBN: 0975950312
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