After installing OS X Mountain Lion, some people are finding their internal optical drives are no longer functioning.
A potential cache corruption may prevent applications from launching after certain OS X updates.
This week, readers sent in questions on topics including the usefulness of maintenance and cleaning utilities in OS X, and how to recover files from a dead Mac Mini.
If you are starting to experiment with the OS X Terminal, you'll want to know what commands are available. Here are some ways to explore your options.
Altering drive configurations in OS X may result in a relatively slow boot process, which usually can be fixed with a couple of steps.
This week readers e-mailed questions about laptops not booting on battery power, fonts not displaying properly in Apple's Font Book utility, and advertisements in Safari.
We answer reader questions on using OS X recovery utilities within a working OS installation, and more.
While formatting a used Mac is always best, you can set one up to be as new as possible without formatting.
The OS X 10.7.4 update led to problems with Bluetooth devices for a few users, but luckily in most cases these are easily fixed.
When troubleshooting any system, having a few useful tools available can be very helpful. Here are some recommendations for troubleshooting a number of aspects of Mac systems.