How to Make a Backup Copy of OS X Mountain Lion Prior to Installing

  • Step 1 - Open Mac App Store.
  • Step 2 - Click on OS X Mountain Lion.
  • Step 3 - Click on 19.99 and Click Buy App.
  • Step 4 - Wait for the Download to Complete. App and Launchpad will show progress.
  • Step 5 - Minimize Install Screen.
  • Step 6 - Press Command-F.
  • Step 7 - Type Install OS X Mountain Lion in Search Box.
  • Step 8 - Insert DVD or Skip Step if Copying to Network Drive or Other Storage.
  • Step 9 - Copy File.
  • Step 10- Continue or Cancel Install (Backup Copy Completed on Step 9).



 

How To Use Paste On A Mac

How to use Paste

  • Step 1 - Open any program that allows for Text Editing/Copying.
  • Step 2 - Press Command-V.



 

How To Use Cut On A Mac

How to use Cut

  • Step 1 - Open any program that allows for Text Editing/Copying.
  • Step 2 - Select Text to Cut.
  • Step 3 - Press Command-X.



 

How To Use Copy On A Mac

How to use Copy

  • Step 1 - Open any program that allows for Text Editing/Copying.
  • Step 2 - Select Text to Copy.
  • Step 3 - Press Command-C.



 

How to Turn on Home Sharing in iTunes

  • Step 1 - Open iTunes.
  • Step 2 - Click on Advanced - Turn on Home Sharing.
  • Step 3 - Enter Apple ID / Password.
  • Step 4 - Click Create Home Share.



 

How to Setup Wi-Fi

  • Step 1 - Open System Preferences.
  • Step 2 - Select Network.
  • Step 3 - Click on Wi-Fi.
  • Step 4 - Click on Turn Wi-Fi on.
  • Step 5 - Choose Wi-Fi Network to Connect to.
  • Step 6 - Enter SSID and Password.
  • Step 7 - Click Connect.



 

How to Setup Safari to use Proxie Web Server

  • Step 1 - Open Safari.
  • Step 2 - Click on Safari Menu and Choose Preferences.
  • Step 3 - Click on Advanced.
  • Step 4 - Click on Proxies - Change Settings.
  • Step 5 - Click on Web Proxy.
  • Step 6 - Enter URL or IP and Port.
  • Step 7 - Click Ok.



 

How to Setup Email Account in Mail

  • Step 1 - Open Mail.
  • Step 2 - Click on File - New Account.
  • Step 3 - Enter Email Account Information.



 

How to Search for Large Files

  • Step 1 - Press Command F.
  • Step 2 - Choose File Size.
  • Step 3 - Choose Greater Than.
  • Step 4 - Choose Size to Search.
  • Step 5 - Press Enter or Wait for Results.



 

How to Manage iCloud Storage

  • Step 1 - Click on Apple - System Preferences.
  • Step 2 - Click on iCloud.
  • Step 3 - Choose Manage - This will open Manage Storage where you can manage what is backed up to iCloud and/or buy more storage.



 

How to Save UserName/Password in Safari

  • Step 1 - Open Safari.
  • Step 2 - Open Preferences.
  • Step 3 - Click on Autofill.
  • Step 4 - Check Username / Password.



 

How to Open a Program/Application

  • Step 1 - Click on Go - Applications.
  • Or
  • Step 1 - Click on Launchpad.
  • Step 2 - Choose Application to Open.



 

How to Restore Deleted Files

  • Step 1 - Open Trash.
  • Step 2 - Click on File - and Press Control.
  • Step 3 - Choose Put Back.



 

How to Import Favorites in Safari

  • Step 1 - Open Safari.
  • Step 2 - Click on File - Import Bookmarks.
  • Step 3 - Choose File and Click Import.



 

How to Minimize a Program/Application

  • Step 1 - Open Any Application.
  • Step 2 - Press Command-M.



 

How to Import Favorites in FireFox

  • Step 1 - Open FireFox.
  • Step 2 - Click on History - Show All History.
  • Step 3 - Click on Import Bookmarks from HTML.
  • Step 4 - Choose File and Click Open.