Daily Archives: June 21, 2015

How to delete a partition on Mac

Disk Utility

In an earlier tutorial, we showed you how to create a new partition on Mac in order to install the OS X El Capitan beta. But what if, after testing, you wish to delete the partition and relinquish its space?

In this video tutorial, we’ll show you how easy it is to dissolve a partition using OS X’s built-in Disk Utility…. Read the rest of this post here


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How to choose your startup disk on Mac

hdd

If you have multiple bootable partitions on your Mac, such as the case when you create a separate partition for testing a new OS like OS X El Capitan, you’ll need to know how to manage your Mac’s startup disk.

The startup disk is the disk that the Mac boots from when restarting your computer. You can change this disk permanently, or change it on a temporary case-by-case basis.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to establish a set startup disk, and how to change the startup disk on the fly as you reboot your Mac…. Read the rest of this post here


How to choose your startup disk on Mac” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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How to install OS X El Capitan on a separate partition

El Capitan Partition Drive

Itching to run OS X El Capitan, but don’t want to upgrade your primary Mac installation with a beta release? You’d be wise to carefully consider the prospects of running a beta release as a daily driver.

That said, it is possible to run El Capitan on your primary machine without compromising your Yosemite or Mavericks installation.

By creating a small test partition on your primary drive, you can create a great landing space for the OS X El Captitan beta. Read and watch our walkthrough to see how easy it is…. Read the rest of this post here


How to install OS X El Capitan on a separate partition” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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How to set up Time Machine on OS X

Time Machine

Time Machine is a Mac utility that allows you to automate hourly, daily, and weekly backups on an external drive that’s connected directly to your Mac or via a local network. It’s seen as the first line of defense against data loss, and features simple setup.

Setting up Time Machine, in its most basic configuration, is extremely easy. All you need to do is launch the Time Machine preferences, turn on Time Machine, select a Backup Disk, and you’re pretty much set.

Of course, there’s much more to Time Machine than just the initial setup, but in this first post inĀ our Time Machine tutorial series for OS X, we’ll cover some of the basic set up options…. Read the rest of this post here


How to set up Time Machine on OS X” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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