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Mountain Lion Installation Guide
     

Mountain Lion Installation Guide

by Macworld Editors
 
Mountain Lion (Mac OS X 10.8) is now available, and thanks to the Mac App Store, the process of purchasing, obtaining, and installing Mac OS X is faster and easier than ever. Like Lion, getting this version of the OS no longer involves driving to the nearest Apple Store or retailer, or waiting for the FedEx truck to arrive. But the better shape your Mac is in before

Overview

Mountain Lion (Mac OS X 10.8) is now available, and thanks to the Mac App Store, the process of purchasing, obtaining, and installing Mac OS X is faster and easier than ever. Like Lion, getting this version of the OS no longer involves driving to the nearest Apple Store or retailer, or waiting for the FedEx truck to arrive. But the better shape your Mac is in before Mountain Lion arrives, the better experience you’ll have during and after the upgrade. Let Macworld's Dan Frakes help you through the installation process, from the simple to the outrageously complex.

In this book, we cover the requirements for running Apple's newest OS; the things you should do to get your Mac ready; and the purchase and download processes. We walk you through the actual installation; recommend some post-install tasks; discuss some upgrade challenges; and help you decide if a "clean install" is for you. We've also got instructions for creating a bootable Mountain Lion installer disc or drive, as well as for installing Mountain Lion over Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6).

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014808002
Publisher:
IDG Consumer & SMB, Inc.
Publication date:
08/06/2012
Series:
Macworld Superguides , #42
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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Staying true to our goal to offer you the most comprehensive coverage of the most innovative and exciting new products, the Macworld Superguide series offers thorough reference guides to help you learn about specific topics.are produced by the Macworld staff and are packed with practical how-tos, in-depth features, tips and tricks, and more.

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