Mac

How do I start OS X in safe mode?

NOTE: Safe Booting into Mac OS X takes longer than a normal startup. It can be quite a long time. This will depend based on how long it takes to check and repair the directory of your hard drive.

  1. Make sure your computer is turned off.
  2. Press the power button to turn your computer on
  3. Just after you hear the startup tone (NOT BEFORE), press and hold the down the Shift key.

 

How do I setup a printer in OS X?

  1. Open the Print Center located in the Utilities folder
  2. Click on the Add button
  3. Click on the scroll box at the top of the window and select the type of printer you are using. Example: IP Printing, USB, Appletalk
  4. Select driver for your printer and set any aditional settings that you need for your printer.

 

How do I update my Mac running OS X?

  1. Open System Preferences application located in your dock
  2. Click on the Software Update icon
  3. Click on the Check Now button
  4. Select the updates you wish to install and click the Install now button

 

How do I run programs automatically, everytime I startup my Computer in OS X?

  1. Open System Preferences application located in your dock
  2. Click on the Login Items icon
  3. Click on the Add button and browse to the program you would like to start automaticly

 

How do I start my classic Mac with the extentions off

  1. Make sure that your computer is turned off.
  2. Press the power button to turn your computer on
  3. Press down and hold the shift key while your computer starts up
  4. Your computer should say Welcome to Macintosh Extentions off

 

How do I update my classic Mac?

  1. Click on the Apple menu, select Control Panels
  2. Open the Software Update control panel
  3. Click on the Update Now button
  4. Click on the check boxes next to the software ou would like updated
  5. Click on the Install button