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Easy: Mac OS X Recovery Mode Key Combination

Mac OSX Recovery Mode Key Combinations

Today’s Mac computers have a built in feature called recovery mode which allows you to start your Mac computer on a separate boot partition on your hard drive and restore from Time Machine backup, reinstall Mac OS, or use disk utility. If your Mac does not have the built in recovery mode, you can attempt to...

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Easy: Reset Mac SMC – Key Combinations All Macs

Reset Mac SMC Key Combinations All Macs

If resetting the NVRAM and PRAM on your Mac have not fixed unexpected behaviors with your Mac, try to reset the the System Management Controller (SMC). See Apple’s support article on learning more about the SMC.   Reset SMC on Mac Laptop - Non Removable Laptop Battery Shutdown your Mac laptop.Unplug your power adapter from the...

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Easy: Reset Mac NVRAM – Key Combination

Reset Mac NVRAM Key Combination

If your Mac starts to behave unexpectedly (applications quitting randomly, display dimming for no reason, slow shutdowns, or sometimes your Mac does not start up) a good practice is to reset your Mac parameter nonvolatile random access memory (NVRAM). NVRAM is a small subset of RAM on your Mac used to store certain system settings. Read...

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Easy: Reset Mac PRAM – Key Combination

Reset Mac PRAM Key Combination

If your Mac starts to behave unexpectedly (applications quitting randomly, display dimming for no reason, slow shutdowns, or sometimes your Mac does not start up) a good practice is to reset your Mac parameter ram (PRAM). PRAM is a small subset of RAM on your Mac used to store certain system settings. Read more about PRAM...

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Fix: Mac Mail Showing Unread Sent Messages?

Mac Mail Showing Unread Sent Messages

Are you suddenly noticing emails you send from Mac OS X mail are showing as unread messages in your Mac Mail sent folder? This occurs immediately after your send an e-mail, a copy of the email is placed in your sent items folder and displays as unread. In addition, you did not configure anything differently on...

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