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Mar 1, 2021
2h 3m
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Are you interested in the macOS setup and configuration process? This course is intended for you! In this course, you will discover key information about the macOS operating system and what makes it different from other similar products. You will learn when and how to install, update, upgrade, or reinstall macOS. Next, you will find out how to use the macOS Recovery to perform a clean installation, as well as other administrative tasks. Finally, you will configure and customize your installation with the tools macOS offers. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to install and configure macOS in a variety of possible scenarios. This course can also help you prepare for the Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) certification.

About the author
About the author

Herta is an independent Consultant working in software localization, web technologies, online marketing and course authoring. She is mostly dedicated to authoring courses with Pluralsight, but she also works as a localization consultant for SDL International and is part of the Google Linguistic and Localization Team, where she is assigned to localize Google products and software.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Herta Nava, and I would like to welcome you to my course, Installing and Configuring macOS. I am an independent consultant working on a variety of exciting projects such as software localization, cloud computing, and online marketing. I am also an Apple Certified Support Professional and a very committed author at Pluralsight. Mac support is a widely searched skill in the enterprise today. More and more companies are now supporting Macs, and therefore it is an important skill that you should seek to develop, especially if you work as help desk support, service technician or technical coordinator. If you want to become an advanced Mac user, this course is definitely for you. On the other hand, this course is the first in a series that can help you prepare for the section related to installing and configuring macOS of the Apple Certified Support Professional Certification examination. Some major topics that we will cover include an overview of macOS, including its features, latest improvements, and more, installing macOS, including all the steps you need to take into account, the OS Recovery system and the utilities it has to offer, and how to configure your Mac to personalize it the way it better works for you. By the end of this course, you will have a better idea of what sets macOS apart from other leading operating systems. You will be familiarized with the newest features, you will know how to upgrade a Mac to the latest release of macOS, as well as how to perform a clean installation. You will also know how to use the OS Recovery to perform reinstallations and recover your system, and you will know how to configure the newly installed or upgraded Mac. For this course, it would be ideal to have basic skills on macOS and to be familiar with the macOS environment. You should also have access to the internet for downloading and installation. I'm glad to have you on this course at Pluralsight, so let's start this journey together to learn all about installing and configuring macOS.