When discussing backup options, frequently we will mention cloning. There are two basic types of clones, block-level and file-level, and here are the differences between them.
We answer questions about installing OS X on a replacement hard drive, and more.
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If you have upgraded your Mac to Lion and are experiencing slowdowns, you might be suspecting faults with the hard drive as a possible reason.
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Apple has released a tool that allows you to create a Lion recovery drive in similar ways to the current drive.
The Recovery HD partition is a new feature to the Mac OS. Here are some options for managing it.
If your Mac regularly and randomly pauses with the spinning color wheel, it may be because of bad blocks on the hard drive. Here is how to correct bad blocks for Macintosh systems running OS X.
Sometimes people who have just reinstalled OS X on their systems or migrated to a new boot device may find a folder entitled "Boot OSX" appearing on their desktops.
Sometimes Time Machine in OS X may create multiple backup folders for your system, which can take up space on the Time Machine drive.