Troubleshooting Your Mac by Joe Kissell [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]
Troubleshooting Your Mac
Troubleshooting Your Mac


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Troubleshooting Your Mac

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Completed on 2016-09-18

About the Book

Solve Mac Problems Like a Pro

Macs are generally quite reliable as computers go, but they can still experience significant problems. In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell (based on his earlier book Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac), you’ll learn key troubleshooting skills that will help you address the most common and frustrating Mac irritations. You’ll also learn what to do when you encounter a problem for which you can’t find a ready-made solution. (Step one: Don’t panic!)

Whether your Mac won’t turn on, experiences crashes or kernel panics repeatedly, can’t connect to the internet, or exhibits any of numerous other misbehaviors, this book has the calm, friendly advice you need to find a solution. This book is for all Macs running OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later, including macOS 10.12 Sierra.

  • Before disaster occurs, take smart steps to protect your Mac and its data.
  • Find out how to prepare in advance for a Mac emergency and what tools you should have on hand.
  • Learn the basic troubleshooting techniques every Mac user should know.
  • Discover quick fixes to over 20 common Mac problems.
  • Troubleshoot novel problems by thinking like a Mac technician.
  • Learn when to seek professional help and where to find it.

About the Author

Joe Kissell
Joe Kissell

Joe Kissell is the author of more than 50 books on technology, including Backing Up Your Mac: A Joe On Tech Guide and Take Control of Your Online Privacy. He is also a contributing editor to TidBITS and a senior contributor to Macworld, was the winner of a 2009 Neal award for Best How-to Article, and has appeared on the MacTech 25 list (the 25 people voted most influential in the Macintosh community) since 2007.

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