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to avoid or exit problem
Always be patient, do not be so quick to force termination of the application or turn off power, remember the machine is not a super being and does not need time to process the request entered. Always give an extra minute or so before resorting to force quit. Do not forget to try and save your work in order to avoid data loss.
If you have to force quit, you can do it through 3 different ways:
1 Click the Apple menu at the top left of the screen and select the power to stop, from here you can close the program.
2 click and hold your mouse on the troubled program and select "force quit"
3 The command option and run
If all else fails, you should hold the power button shut down the machine.
How to cure the most stubborn problem :
It is best to take a systematic approach to the problem is trying to shoot the problem in a logical order, and document their findings.
Split half search: to eliminate possible causes until you are left only one possibility for example, if your machine to crash when you had your peripherals plugged in, but there are 8 different connected, instead of pulling out one by one, turn off 4 of them and see if the problem persists, repeat the procedure with the other four, etc.
What to do if the file will not open :
Try and open the program with a different program, if it is an alternative option:. Control click and select open with - or drag and drop the application icon
Or you can try using a different user account, because it means that any current settings will be used in the new account.
or try to open the document in a different machine, it will immediately tell you if his writing machine that is the problem.
Application will not launch
the best option here is to try to use the application within another user account (if you already have one): Go to the top right corner and use Fast User Switching option to choose another account, and then re-try the program .
Try to move the application preference files, which are commonly found in the preferences folder inside the Library folder inside your hard drive.
If none of these techniques work, then something is wrong, and you will be the best of the removal and reinstallation of the program.
Machine will not boot:
Try a safe boot: This boot is a simplified state machine that will tell you whether or not any additional applications are causing the machine to not start up, to boot and hold down the Shift key.
Another option is to reinstall your operating system using archive and install method: start by inserting your OS CD, and hold the "C" key until you see the Apple logo, after the machine has booted, the progress of the installation , until you reach the 'select Destination "screen, and then click on" Options "at the bottom of the screen, which will reveal the new page, select' archive and install 'and click OK.
Be careful not to press any of the other options as you could erase your hard disk!
Once this is done, the machine will boot again, then you should see a new folder named "previous system" where all your applications and data will be left intact.
What to do if your hardware breaks down:
Verify that a hardware problem - it is very important because you want to send the machine away to be fixed only to learn that the problem is caused by something that might have resolved themselves
How to disable the OS is causing the problem:
1 boot into the OS install DVD, although it is fairly limited DVD boots into the installer, not a full operating system, so if you have a more subtle errors such as iTunes does not work, then this method would not be able to help
2 boot from external firewire drive that your OS is installed, an advantage compared to the previous option is that you can obtain the full operating system, along with all applications.
3 known to boot up your computer in 'target disk' mode. If you want to do it, you should boot the famous work of computers and hold down the "T" key to connect 6 pin to 6 pin FireWire between 2 computers, then start your machine by holding down the 'Alt' key. It's will bring you to the launch manager, where you can select an alternative machine hard disk as a boot device, essentially accomplishes the same thing as an external firewire disk,
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General Maintenance Tips:
1 Execute permissions repair once a month, and after installing any new software: Do this by clicking on "Start" menu at the top of the screen, then select "Utilities", then select "Disk Utility" and run, click the disk you want to check, select the first help, if not already selected, then click "verify disk permissions" this test will take several minutes depending on the size of your hard disk. If the check does not reveal any problems, then just click on "repair disk permissions'
2 Perform a repair disk on a regular basis using Apple's "Disk Utility" repeat the same process as a license to repair, unless your click "Verify Disk" instead.
3 Ensure regular updating of software, which often include bug fixes, security patches and improve the general stability of the system. In this go to the Apple menu at the top left of the screen and select "Software'.