Learn – Utilities for Mac

OS X 10.7
In this tutorial we look at how to use some Apps that you may never have opened before. The utilities folder on your Mac contains Apps that can help you observe, maintain and repair your Mac. First we go over System Information which can tell you everything you need to know about all the parts in your Mac like the processor, storage and display. We then cover Activity monitor which can view the processes occurring on your Mac and how hard it’s working. In the Disk Utility lessons learn how to erase, partition and repair hard drives. Knowing how to use these utility Apps can help you spot and solve certain issues that might arise with your Mac. With that knowledge you can avoid trips to the Apple Store or calls to Mac support personnel. Tutorial Outline: -Introduction •System Information -About this Mac -System Information •Activity Monitor -CPU -Memory & Energy -Disk & Network -Dock Icon •Disk Utility -Overview & First Aid -Erase & Reformat -Partition -Restore -Encrypt •Extras -Keychain Access -Grab -Wireless Diagnostics -Font Book -CleanMyMac Overview The voice and guide behind this training App is Drew Swanson. Drew is a 20+ year Mac user and has been using Macs professionally in the graphic design and photography fields for over 15 years. Since 2007 Drew has been a member of The Apple Consultants Network, working in the Boise Idaho area to provide support and training to Mac users at their home and business. In 2009 Drew started TheMacU.com to provide video training courses to Mac & iOS users anywhere in the World. **Get this and all TheMacU Tutorials for Mac & iOS for one low price on TheMacU.com!**