Upgrading and Repairing Your Mac

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This is the Macintosh user's complete up-to-date guide to making the right purchase and keeping it running. This comprehensive reference also includes detailed information on System software (up through 7.5.2); purchasing and troubleshooting; printing and communications upgrades; viruses; and more.
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Overview

This is the Macintosh user's complete up-to-date guide to making the right purchase and keeping it running. This comprehensive reference also includes detailed information on System software (up through 7.5.2); purchasing and troubleshooting; printing and communications upgrades; viruses; and more.
  • Part of the reputable Don Crabb Macintosh Library
  • Explains what hardware and software upgrades readers really need
  • Shows readers how to troubleshoot and repair hardware and software

Including the updated information on PowerPC, this reference guide provides cost edffective solutions to extend the life of a user's computer investment. It explains hardware and software options for a user's particular computer needs. Contains quick and easy 10-step maintenance guides to keep one's Mac healthy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568302492
  • Publisher: New Riders
  • Publication date: 12/12/1995
  • Series: The Don Crabb Macintosh Library
  • Pages: 864
  • Product dimensions: 7.92 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 3.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Welcome to Macintosh 1
Ch. 1 When You Must Spend Money 3
Ch. 2 Understanding Your Mac 13
Ch. 3 Your System Software 43
Ch. 4 Understanding Your Mac Extras 51
Ch. 5 If It Ain't Broke, Do You Fix It? 153
Ch. 6 Hardware Upgrades 195
Ch. 7 Software Upgrades 337
Ch. 8 Modems, Printing, and Sound Upgrades 355
Ch. 9 Troubleshooting Hardware 407
Ch. 10 Troubleshooting Software 483
Ch. 11 Troubleshooting Printing, Networking, and Communications 525
Ch. 12 When to Replace the OS, Software, or Hardware 555
Appendix A: Error Codes and What They Really Mean 605
Appendix B: Ten Step Guides to Macintosh Maintenance 639
Appendix C: Apple Upgrade Index 643
Appendix D: System Enablers and Systems 7.5x 657
Appendix E: Virus Index 671
Appendix F: History of System Software 685
Appendix G: Macintosh Model Specifications 703
Appendix H: Glossary 785
Index 799
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