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hard-disk partition

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How to partition your drive before installing Windows 10

Want to test Windows 10 on your PC? Create a hard drive partition for a worry-free install.

By October 13, 2014

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Prevent a partition from mounting in OS X

If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.

By June 25, 2013

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How to troubleshoot problems with your Mac

For any problem with your Mac, you can at least help isolate or even fix it by performing several checks and troubleshooting actions.

By April 11, 2014

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How to determine if your Mac's hard drive is failing

There are various ways you can see if your Mac's drive is on its way out.

By April 8, 2014

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Prepare an external drive for use with OS X

If you have a new hard drive to use with your Mac, there are several considerations to keep in mind for its optimal use.

By March 31, 2014

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Fix stalled safe-boot with OS X Mavericks update

The recent OS X 10.9.2 update fixes a persistent Safe Mode bug for some, but there are alternative approaches to this issue for those still affected.

By February 27, 2014

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Address poor battery life in OS X Mavericks

While Mavericks has increased battery life for the most part, as with past versions of OS X, at times certain processes may bog down and cut expected lifetime significantly short.

By February 22, 2014

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Select a startup disk in OS X

Accessing the boot menu in OS X is a simple key press, though in some cases it requires specific timing in order to work.

By February 19, 2014

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How to install SteamOS on your computer

A beta version of Valve's gaming operating system is now available for download. Here's how you can transform your current computer into a Steam Machine.

By January 31, 2014

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FileVault requires Recovery HD partition in OS X

Without an intact Recovery HD partition on your Mac, you will not be able to use Apple's FileVault disk encryption feature.

By October 31, 2012