What is the best way of reformatting my MacBook ssd for resale?
I'm preparing my 2015 12 '' MacBook 1.3 GHz 512 for resale. What is the best way to erase and reformat the SSD drive?
Thanks in advance!
Before you sell or give away your computer, and more the steps listed in this article to support, please follow these steps:
1. run the Diagnostics from Apple or the Apple Hardware Test. The buyer will do (or it should), and you won't be surprised by the results.
3. If you set a firmware password, remove it by running the utility in recovery mode firmware password.
4. If you turn on FileVault in OS X 10.7 or later, turn it off.
5. If you use Boot Camp, the partition must be deleted.
6. If you have created another partition of data on internal disk, remove them in disk utility.
7. If the machine has an internal hard drive, erase the remaining data partition with the possibility of putting the data to zero. An SSD has no need to be set to zero.
8. remove the machine from your list of registered products. If it is still covered by an AppleCare Protection Plan, transfer the warranty to the new owner as described in the terms and Conditions AppleCare (under the heading "Transfer of Plan.")
You can legally or transfer almost any software downloaded from the Mac App Store to the new owner of the machine, even if it was free. This includes OS X, so if you've switched to OS X 10.7 or later, you need to reinstall an operating system older, either from the installation media, if any, or by commissioning in recovery mode of the Internet (option-command-R start ringing.)
The new owner will have to re-download everything software that came on the App Store, as appropriate, including updates of OS X, under her Apple ID. If you never updated applications bundled iLife (iPhoto, iMovie and Garage Band) through the App Store, you can not transfer these either. The buyer must buy them. Note that iPhoto has been suspended and is no longer available for purchase.
Someone at - it a ultimate list of best practices that relate to what should be done with a PS file that is intended for use in InDesign and then for offset printing? Top of page question I have, is whether or not I should reduce to about the size that it will serve to (for now the PS files are much, much larger that they should do). But I wonder also how many things I have not even thought about it yet.
In addition to sharpness, you will need to ensure accurate COLOR. (CMYK) - If you already have a proven workflow, then you already have a decent oven CMYK, so you will be happy with the final printed result. If not, then ask your printer (or whoever's doing the plates) to make tests loose specific colors of CMYK images. This can save you various kinds of nightmares later.
I have a library of 100 gigabytes. Is it possible to retain the vignettes catalog and image on my computer, but archive images high resolution for cloud storage somewhere in order to save space on my hard drive? If so, is it possible that Lightroom can automatically recover if they are needed, IE. If I want to print or export the image?
Lightroom does not really work with images cloud storage.
If you want to archive the images in the cloud, you will need to do this manually and get the images manually. (Which means there are plenty of chances to make a mistake, and so I do not recommend this unless you are sure to 100%, you know what you're doing in both the fine mist of things and with Lightroom)
Or you could buy an external HD, which are relatively expensive and move the photos here.
What is the best way to create a backup external for my laptop files which may be about 40 GB +.
There are a few utilities in Windows that will help you to back up data. Consult the following link:
There are many third party tools that will help you to do so. Here's a free:
I am currently using T-Mobile and want to get the new iPhone 7. Since there is no option for a sim-free iPhone, what is the best way to buy the new iPhone? Should I get the T-Mobile one full fare? I know that he will be released version but it will come with a T-Mobile sim so what will do with the sim card? Put it away or give it to T-Mobile? Or should I wait for the version without card sim to appear, which I don't think that will come out until November, and I don't want to wait that long.
Thank you in advance.
If you do not want to wait to pay full price for the model from T-Mobile. You can do whatever you want with the SIM card.
I'll do an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7. I will be installing Windows 7 on a new empty hard drive. I want to keep my bookmarks Firefox and Ad Ons. What is the best way to do it. Thank you for your help.
The best thing for you to do is to make a backup of your Firefox profile. It is a folder that stores bookmarks and Add-ons that you can then add to the reinstalled Firefox on your new operating system.
Learn you more about the Firefox profile folder, how to backup and restore, here.
I hope this helps, but if not, please come back here and we can look at in another option for you.
I have an iMac with a capacity to 1.11 - 679,49 GB available. With the software updated.
I have emails out of my different accounts in a "random" folder, but is not free up space. If I move an email in "Archives" and then it always remains in the e-mail account, apparently duplicate email in two places. "
ERGO: the question is...
What is the best way to consolidate e-mail messages in the e-mail program, before deleting?
(I hope I've inserted which may be useful, but I'm not sure about that.)
Archive messages or move them to some other local mailboxes or mailboxes on the server. Don't know what you are trying to do because it appears that you have 2/3 of your hard disk.
Why do you think archiving emails in 2 places? Where are you trying to save space to?
I use Thunderbird and Contacts Android as of client applications with an owncloud 8 hosted remotely. I have activated the application Contacts on Owncloud and now I want to sync the contacts between these systems. What is the best way to do it?
I try to get sorted first Thunderbird. I tried Addressbooks Synchronizer, but currently, it gives me a message telling me that my credentials are wrong or is sitting silently, do nothing. I am aware that it is a file synchronization, the method of synchronization not saved, so it is not ideal, in any case.
Is there a better, good timing, method I can use? I refuse to the thing that he is an unreasonable request or that no one asked before me, but I can't seem to find the answer.
WebDAV my initial reaction was sogo connector.
These guys recommend the same http://kb.mozillazine.org/Sharing_address_books
I'm moving my wife and an old (Thunderbird, Win XP) computer to a new computer (Thunderbird Win 7). It has about 700 local folders with thousands of emails in them. What is the best way to copy to the new computer?
The easiest is just to copy the whole profile.
Menu help > troubleshooting information
In windows Explorer, select all and copy.
just stick on a thumb or other portable media to read/write (not the CD or the DVD)
on the new Machine to repeat the troubleshooting and close the steps to get the current profile folder
This time all the portable media stick in the profile to replace what is there
Open Thunderbird, your additions of e-mail contacts does it all
What is the best way to retrieve deleted mp3 files? I am running OSX Leopard 10.5.8 on a PowerPC G5 tower. I'll be very grateful for any help in this matter. Thanks to Chris
What is the best way to retrieve deleted mp3 files? I had a lapse of attention and I deleted a folder containing most of my music files. It is for the most part, the mp3 but there was regular audio files and some wav files in there also. I am running OSX Leopard 10.5.8 on a PowerPC G5 tower. I have another PPC machine to help the recovery, if I need, but at the moment, he is not appearing on my network (3 computers). I'm trying to change this soon. I'll be really grateful for any help in this matter.
Thanks to Chris
If you emptied the Recycle Bin after you move the folder to the trash, and you don't have a time Machine or another backup, then it is lost, sorry.
I have an iPad Air Os9, 64 g
However, I am already up to 39 g mem.
What is the best way to manage applications if tat I can use them, but no pork then my mem space?
y at - it an app that manages the apps? should I delete and re-download a few apps later?
I would like to take advantage of many more applications that I believe I have space for.
You can see how much storage resumes via the settings app > general > Manage Storage - this screen lists each app space (the application and its content), total by selecting an app on this screen should tell you how much space the application content (files, documents, etc.) resumes.
y at - it an app that manages the apps?
No, iOS is a sandbox environment, apps can control or manage other applications.
should I delete and re-download a few apps later?
Depends on the app. deletion of an app will also delete its content, if it is an application where its content is important (such as documents), and that content is not stored elsewhere (e.g.) Dropbox or cloud server), you may lose this content by deleting the app.
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Hobby old YR 68 recording guy/try to leave a legacy
What is the best way (and possible) to remix a song mixed
I have a song that is most often improvised, I was told that his cool, however, re-registration is not possible.
After reading a lot on the mixture, I now hear where the uneducated choice and errors that I made which explains the sound "not as good" that the song is.
Before I just jump in and try to undo the settings on the tracks (one is DRUMMER) to return to the raw track before effects/eq/compression ect. is is possible to do? Opens the unfavorable mix, rename it, save it and just go to work and cancel or disable 'things '.
The basis of the lean mixture comes even to the root where I 'hot' securities, (orange and red)
I guess by now you understand my question and I am open to a favorable opinion.
Thanks in advance for your help.
I read this question so many times and I can't seem to figure out exactly what you're asking. You just ask if you can go back in your GarageBand project and edit your tracks again? Of course, you can, why not you?
Application of small trivial customization here. Using OS X 10.11.4, what is the best way to create a trash can on the desktop? I already tried the Terminal command to place the alias, but I'm unable to change the icon. Given that I have with this method, how to change the folder icon image so that it represents a trash can? I would find it useful enough to be honest.
Thanks in advance.
You can try to drag /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes/Contents/Resources/TrashIcon.icns into the window read the information for the Alias. Upper left corner.
I have an iMac 21 "4 k new in a few days and I wonder what the best what's the best way to migrate my old iMac to the new?
Configuration wizard migration wizard or any transfer via time machine, then for the new iMac?
Migration wizard is the recommended method. Here is a link to Apple description of it.
What is the best way to backup a hard drive full of pictures and videos on another external hard drive? I want an exact clone-
Drag and Drop? Time Machine?
Thank you. DB
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If you want an exact clone, you will need to use a utility like utility disk, Carbon Copy Cloner or SuperDuper!
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