Mac OS X

Mac OSX Tutorials

How to Create a Text File on Mac

Make a new text file on a Mac OS XWhen you want to Create a Text File on Mac, it works a bit different than it does on Windows. You'll find it maybe a little more challenging than just performing a simple right mouse click and selecting to create a New > Text Document, like you can do from Windows.

Easily Install Windows on a MacBook Pro

efi boot camp boot menuEasily Install Windows on a Mac: In the following simple solution, I cover the process of installing Windows on a Macbook Pro. For many people, migrating from a Windows PC to a Mac is a tough transition.

How to Check Macbook Warranty Status

mac warranty resultsHow to check if your Mac is still under warranty. In the following simple solution, I will show you how to quickly Check Macbook Warranty Status to see how much time remains on your Mac warranty from the factory.

Switching Between Graphics Cards Macbook Pro

select logout to change graphics settingsSwitching Between Graphics Cards Macbook Pro: In the following simple solution, I will explain how to switch between the nVidia 9400M and the nVidia 9600M GT video graphics cards on a Macbook Pro. On some Macbook Pro models, the lower wattage nVidia 9400M is used by default to help extend battery life.

SOLVED: Unrecognized Partition Table for Drive 80

vista boot errorIn the following simple solution, I show you how to fix the Unrecognized Partition Table for Drive 80 boot error that may occur while attempting to boot Windows from your MacBook Pro. The error may read or appear as follows: "Unrecognized Partition Table for Drive 80.

How to Print Screen on Mac

Print Screen on a MacIn the following simple solution, I will show you How to Print Screen on Mac OS X operating environment. Although the process is relatively simple and elementary, when your first being introduced to a Mac and do not know where to start, even the rudimentary tasks can quickly become daunting.

How to Open a docx file

In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to open .docx files on a Mac, or on a PC that does not have Microsoft Office installed or has an older version of Office.

Printscreen on a MacBook Keyboard from Windows

Printscreen from MacBook keyboard on WindowsIn the following simple solution, I cover how to "Print Screen" (take a screenshot) while running from Windows on a MacBook. Since a Mac does not have a physical PrintScreen (PrtScn) key on its keyboard, another BootCamp mapped key or key combination must be used in place of the familiar Print Screen button.

Easily Rename a File or Folder on Mac OS X

Mac OS Rename File FolderWhat is the easiest way to rename a file or folder on Mac OS X? In the following simple solution, I show you how to easily rename a file or folder from within your Mac OS X Operating Environment.

Create a Lion OS X backup DVD

Burn Lion IMG to a DVDHow to create a Lion OS X backup DVD from your purchased and downloaded copy of Lion OS X. In the following simple solution, I show you one way to create a backup copy of Lion OS X installer on a DVD or backup disc.

Reverse Mouse Scroll Mac OS X

Reverse Scrolling Direction for Lion OS XReverse mouse scroll Mac OS: By default the Apple Mac OS X Operating System reverses the standard mouse wheel scrolling direction. This change was made with the release of the Mac OS X Lion Version 10.

How to remove Avast Antivirus from a Mac

quit and remove persistenceIn the following simple solution, I cover the process of "Removing Avast Antivirus Mac version" from a Mac. Avast is a nice antivirus software, however, some people that have installed it, prefer other solutions.

How to Install Software on a Mac

Installing Software on a MacTo install software on a Mac is actually easier than installing software on a Windows or Linux operating system. However, it can be somewhat confusing at first, especially if your brand new to using a Mac.

How to Uninstall Software on a Mac

move associated files to trashUninstalling Software on a Mac is much different than uninstalling software from a Windows machine. This is mainly due to the fact that a Mac uses no system registry.