• How to remove a hard drive partition on your Mac

    27 days ago - By iMore

    Do you need to get back that extra space you gave up to partition your Mac's hard drive?
    If you have previously partitioned your Mac's hard drive in order to download a macOS beta or install Windows , but now you need that storage space back, you can remove the partition and recapture the much-needed space. Here's how.
    Getting rid of a secondary partition on the Mac is a two-step process. After erasing a partition, you can then remove it from your system.
    Before you start
    The most important thing to do before making any changes to your hard drive is to back it up. Time Machine has the...
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  • Should I carry over my current Mac settings or do a clean install of macOS High Sierra

    Should I carry over my current Mac settings or do a clean install of macOS High Sierra

    27 days ago - By iMore

    Which is better: starting fresh with macOS High Sierra, or keeping my current settings?
    When installing a major software update like macOS High Sierra , you have the choice to start over from scratch with a fresh copy - as if you've purchased a brand new computer for the first time - or to simply install as usual, allowing you to continue working with the same settings and apps you've always had. Deciding which step to take is a personal one, but there are definitely benefits to both.
    Why a clean install of macOS High Sierra is good
    It's like moving to a new house, with a fresh coat of...
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  • How to prepare your Mac for macOS Sierra

    How to prepare your Mac for macOS Sierra

    27 days ago - By iMore

    MacOS High Sierra is available to the public on September 25. Get your Mac prepared for the update so it will go as smooth as possible.
    Maybe you've been testing macOS High Sierra in beta for months. Maybe you wanted to be surprised with all the new features on launch day. Unless something goes wrong, macOS High Sierra will be available September 25 as a free upgrade. Get your Mac ready for the big update by checking off everything you need to prepare for a smooth update.
    Step 1: Make sure your Mac is compatible with macOS High Sierra macOS High Sierra is compatible with the following...
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