Chapter 15. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your iMac

Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your iMac

Apple has built your iMac and Mac OS X to keep running as smoothly as possible, but even so, you will need to perform basic maintenance, such as emptying the Trash, updating your iMac with the latest fixes, and backing up your files. If things go wrong, you will also need to troubleshoot your iMac.

Reclaim Space by Emptying the Trash 326

Keep Your iMac Current with the Latest Updates 328

Back Up Your Files with Time Machine 330

Recover Your Files from a Time Machine Backup 332

Remove Applications You No Longer Need 334

See Which Application Is Causing Your iMac Problems 336

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