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macOS X Support: Installation and Configuration

by Herta Nava

Have a Mac that needs to be upgraded to the operating system OS X El Capitan, but not sure how to install or set it up? You'll learn how to perform an upgrade or clean installation, initial configuration, use the Recovery System, and update software.

What you'll learn

Installing and configuring the new OS X El Capitan operating system on your Mac can be tricky, but this course is here to help. In macOS X Support: Installation and Configuration, you'll learn all you need to know to get yourself started, and you'll be able to prepare for the first section of the Apple Certified Support Professional (ASCP) examination. First, you'll learn about the upgrade or installation, the initial configuration, and setting up user accounts. Next, you'll cover the OS X Recovery System and its utilities. Finally, you'll learn how Mac software updates work. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge you need to do well on the first section of the ASCP examination, as well as the skills necessary to easily install or update your Mac to the OS X El Capitan operating system.

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. Herta is an Apple Certified Support Professional (ASCP) and holds degrees and certifications in Web Programming... more

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