M1 Macs don’t use that warren of startup key combinations, but a logical structure of choices, mostly when starting up in Recovery Mode. Here are the full details.
Diagnostic, Recovery, Safe, Startup Manager, Verbose, reset SMC/NVRAM, firmware restore, Target Disk/Display, Single-User (SUM) in outline.
So you’ve just got your new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini – or iMac Pro – with its T2 chip. How does that change things? Practical advice and solutions.
Additional info about how you can install and upgrade to High Sierra, its new Content Caching feature, how it changes firmware updates, changes to NVRAM, and more.
Coupled with FileVault’s whole disk encryption, this can stop others from accessing your data. But there are disadvantages too.
Sharing docs between Macs, or with iOS devices, need not be complex or messy. You may even find OS X Server a help.
Have you just got a new Mac, or have you just ordered one to replace an old, ailing, or dead one? Here is advice on making the move from old to new.
Although mainly straightforward, there are catches which can break the daisy-chain.
When copying files across in Target mode, their permissions are left in a mess. Why?
How can we recover documents from an old iMac with a graphics adaptor failure?