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Restoring Your Mac to Factory Settings: Tips, Recommendations and How-Tos

There are multiple reasons why Mac users might need to reboot the system to some of its factory defaults, including the following ones: sale, giveaway, virus, or whatever. That is why we have decided to show you a step-by-step guide on restoring your Mac or Apple computer to its default factory settings. In other words, your Mac will be reverted to an unblemished factory state, the same you have when you get the Mac for the first time.

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Taking Screen Captures: Tips, Recommendations and How-Tos

You’ve just purchased a new Mac and are excited about it, right? Still, there are so many things in Mac OS that are different when comparing to Windows, including the process of taking print screens. That is why having a look at how to print screen on a Mac could become a useful option.

Generally, the steps needed to be done when you need to take screenshots on your mac depend on the result you wish to obtain. Indeed, when it comes to taking print screens or, as they are also called “screengrabs”, you can either photo your entire screen or only part of your screen. Plus, you can capture just the image you need. Thus, the icon of any area of your screen can be saved.

Before going further, there are a bunch of tips, which you are recommended reading through.

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Speeding Up El Capitan

MacBook

 

Upgrading to OS X El Capitan can become rather disappointed for some Mac users because it can really slow your computer. But you don’t need to worry, we have prepared some useful tips and recommendations on how to put an end to all issues with your El Capitan slow performance. Let’s take a closer look at them!

 

  1. Find more empty space will significantly faster El Capitan!

Similar to Yosemite, its previous version, El Capitan consumes much memory. Hence, it’s obvious that it will work the right way solemly on Macs designed after the year 2008. Nevertheless, once your Mac is compatible with the latest version, and you’ve upgraded to it, but discovered that it’s running not so fast, finding more disk space could become a perfect fix.

Today, there are a number of special tools designed to speed up and clean Macs. Typically, they are easy to use and rather fast. Such apps can easily find more free space for your computer, deleting all old and useless apps. Just a couple of clicks and your Mac will work faster and better. Why not give any of cleaning Mac apps a try?

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Removing or Uninstalling Apps In Mac: The Reasons To Do This

Uninstalling files

Wondering why would you want to clean your Mac, deleting all the useless programs, you’ve encountered lately, right? Generally speaking, for that very reason you clean your working place, your home or remove all rubbish from your garage. However, it should be added that apart from the esthetical view, programs require your hard disk’s space, slowing, therefore, your computer. Moreover, if the program developer has launched the new version, it may not work on your computer unless you delete the old one. Not all of course, the majority of the apps are updated and replaced with the latest version by their own and you should not delete the previous to be able to use the latest. Still, there are programs, which require deleting its old variant.

Thus, it is obvious that it is highly recommended cleaning up your Mac from time to time. Those who are familiar with Mac know how to delete different files and do not face any difficulties. Meanwhile, if you are a newcomer to the intriguing Mac world, you may feel the uncertainty regarding the whole process of apps removal since unlike Windows, offering uninstall feature for granted, Mac doesn’t has that feature preinstalled.

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What To Do So That Trashed Files Aren’t Deleted Immediately?

Dealing with an immediate trash deletion has become a common challenge for many Mac users. You simply drag and drop the “I AM VERY PRIVATE.txt” file to the Trash from your desktop, meaning that for now you don’t need that file, but you still feel that you might want to use it in future, and you get a warning, “Are you sure you want to delete the “I AM VERY PRIVATE.txt”? This item will be deleted immediately. You can’t undo this action.”

Recycle Bin

And you start thinking, whether you will need it or nor? But you still cannot answer for sure, right? You may want to use Trash as a way station, aiming to later delete all the unnecessary files. What should you do in this case? Let’s find the answer. Continue reading…