Thursday, March 29, 2012

Re-installation Options in Mac OS X

There are many reasons that leads us nowhere except reinstalling Mac OS X, like  operating system malfunction, system crash, removing system errors or upgrading to higher version. We come across various options to do the operation. Some of them may leads us to worst situation of data loss as they need hard drive formatting. In such cases, reinstalling operating system, needs to run Mac Data Recovery utilities on formatted drive to recover lost data.

Below are the three reinstallation options, out of which we need to select one as per  our requirement and condition:

Monday, March 19, 2012

Lots of Desktop Files can Slow Down your Mac

Desktop is not a showcase for displaying beautiful icons, neither its a garbage bin to dump all the applications on.  Its a place that should be handle with most care, as carelessness with it affects your Mac performance.

Now, what do you get by caring your desktop?  It simply means, not to over-clutter it with lots of files and folders. Every single icon on desktop is a small limpid window with graphic i.e icon inside. That means, if you have 100 icons on desktop you have 100 open windows, each one filching some memory.