The computing sense of crash lacks onomatopœa, is gross hyperbole, and is far too widely encompassing to be meaningful.
Disk errors and crashes may be terminal, rescuable, or fully repairable. Understanding their nature enables you to choose how to tackle them.
Losing documents – cherished photos, or vital work – is tragic, costly, and wastes time. Combat the risk by designing a backup strategy.
Contacts launches but hangs when I try to use it.
When something goes wrong with your Mac, the best clues are usually found in the log. Are you scared to open Console, or panic when you scroll through its contents?
Crashes don’t come any harder than when your Mac just sits there, your startup disk missing or unusable. Here is how to prepare for, and recover from, such a hard crash.
The real world performance of S.M.A.R.T. to warn of imminent drive failure is not as impressive as its claims, but here is how to get better use from it.
Like all sophisticated systems, Macs do sometimes go wrong. Indeed in some hands they always seem to be […]