Degunking Your Mac

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Paraglyph Press, 2004 - Computers - 268 pages
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Degunking Your Mac covers the latest operating system (OS X Panther) and earlier versions, including OS 9. It provides the essential tips and tricks to help all Mac users bring their computers up to top performance. This book is a huge time saver because it's organized according to the special twelve-step degunking process that will improve the performance of any Mac. The book includes a handy degunking chart that will help users really focus on what they need to do to clean their Macs. All of the crucial degunking tips and tricks are in the book, including how to degunk Macs that run dual operating systems, how to better manage hard drives that get gunked up with all types of media files, how to properly optimize the desktop, how to manage fonts properly and get rid of unneeded "font gunk," how to properly get rid of the extra stuff that OS X installs, how best to deal with spam, how to fix and improve the Dock and Desktop, and much more. The book provides proven degunking maintenance tasks that users should perform on a regular basis to keep their Macs running at optimum levels. Mac users really need this book because it will help them get organized (and stay organized), optimize their workspace, solve clutter problems, and keep their Macs running fast and smoothly.

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Paraglyph's new, slightly irreverent "Degunking" series offers tips on cleaning up, organizing, securing, and otherwise getting computers in better order. Each begins with a one-page "Degunking 12 ... Read full review

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this book was written for tech illiterates, if you know what youre doing with a mac dont bother with this book Read full review

Contents

Is My Mac Really Gunked Up?
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What the Experts Know
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Chapter
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Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Joli Ballew (Garland, TX) is a professional writer, technology trainer, and network consultant in the Dallas area. She is also a Microsoft Windows Expert Zone Columnist and Microsoft blogger. Some of her previous jobs include technical writing, education content consulting, PC technician, network administrator, high school algebra teacher, and MCSE instructor. She earned her MCSE, MCT, and A+ certifications in less than 14 months. She is the coauthor of Degunking Windows, and the author of Degunking Your Mac, Degunking Your PC, and Windows XP Professional: The Ultimate User's Guide, Second Edition, all published by Paraglyph Press.

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