How to capture the panic log, immediate actions likely to help make a diagnosis, and how to read the panic log.
What to do when your Mac panics during booting, and enters a boot loop, or when it simply fails to get to the login window.
Power-on self-test routines are widespread in electronics, and one of the oldest features in personal computers. Do Apple silicon Macs run them?
If there’s a problem, you may try Recovery mode. What do you do when that proves to be a problem? Solutions for Intel and Apple silicon Macs.
Is reinstalling macOS still a useful solution to problems? What about installing macOS updates, or resetting the NVRAM and SMC?
A step-by-step fully illustrated guide to how to use every feature in Recovery Mode on an M1 or M2 Mac running Big Sur, Monterey or Ventura.
Should you be scared of ‘bricking’ your Mac? Just what does it mean, and what could you do about it? Don’t panic: it’s not a dragon to be slayed.
How to use an M1 Mac’s Recovery system to boot in Safe mode, boot from another disk, and use its other important features. With a map.
A UPS is essential for Macs without internal batteries, to ensure they can shut down in an orderly fashion when mains power is lost. Here’s how to choose one.
Tools to help you discover the cause of Bluetooth disconnections, by assessing the link quality and more. For both Intel and M1 Macs.