How to Format a Drive or Partition with the HFS+ File System

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This brief guide will show you how to use Disk Utility to format a drive or partition with the HFS+ file system. If you’re formatting a USB drive (external hard drive or memory stick), memory card etc, make sure it’s plugged in. This tutorial will use a USB Thumb Drive as the example. Launch Disk […]

Keep your Mac Running Smoothly with OnyX

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This tutorial will guide you through using OnyX, an excellent system maintenance tool for OS X. Start out by downloading OnyX. Make sure to pick the correct version for your OS – as there are different versions for Jaguar, Panther, Tiger and Leopard. The installation is very straight forward – open the .dmg file and […]

How to Resolve the Leopard Blue Screen of Death

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This came as a shocker to me, mainly because I have done uncounted OS X upgrades in the past with only very minor issues, but tonight while upgrading my friends 24 inch iMac 1st generation we had a biggie of a problem: the blue screen of death that did not go away no matter how […]