Category Archives : Apple

Failure to Install Windows OS from Mac Boot Camp Assistant 2

“Windows could not prepare the computer to boot into the next phase of installation. To install Windows, restart the installation.” Symptoms: Unable to install windows OS from boot camp assistant Restarting the installation process results in the error message loop above Resolution: Acknowledge the error message and click “OK” Windows Setup will attempt to restart […]

Install New Font in Mac OSX

How to install new fonts in Mac OSX There are two methods to install fonts in OSX Automatic Method: 1. Unzip the font file 2. Double click the font file and fontbook will open a preview of the font 3. Click “install font” at the bottom of the preview. Manual Method: 1. Close any open […]

Macs Fan Control

Symptom(s): Your Macbook Pro or Macbook Air laptop is overheating and is hot to the touch. Your operating system begins to show signs of slowness and becomes sluggish over time.   Resolution: The default fan control settings on the macbook are set to where it activates when it reaches a certain CPU temperature. To maximize battery […]

Accessing Unidentified Developer Applications on Mac OSX

 Symptom(s): You installed an application in Mac OSX, but unable to launch or open it. This message appears when you do: “” can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.   Your security preference allow installation of only apps from the Mac App Store and identified developers. An example of this type of […]

App Store Login Issues for Mac

Symptoms: Can’t sign into the app store to update or install applications even though your Apple ID and Password information is inputted correctly. This message comes up every time you click sign in: An unknown error has occurred   Resolution: Method 1: USING TERMINAL METHOD  1. Open the Terminal application 2. Type this into the terminal:  sudo ifconfig en0 […]

Installing PuTTY on Mac (OS X)

1. Download Xcode This can be found at the Apple Developer site, on your Mac OS X installation CDs/DVD, or in the Mac App Store. 2. Install Command Line Tools for Xcode Under Xcode: Preferences -> Downloads -> Components -> Install ‘Command Line Tools’ 3. Accept the Xcode EULA Either launch Xcode or run: xcodebuild -license 4. Download […]

Resetting NVRAM / PRAM

Symptom(s): Your Mac operating system is sluggish and slow to respond even after you closed down all your programs and restarted the computer. Resolution: This occurs on MAC Operating system because certain storage on the RAM wasn’t fully flushed. These storage files include: Speaker volume Screen resolution Startup disk selection Recent kernel panic information, if any Using multiple operating […]

Reset Admin Password

The two most popular methods of resetting the admin password on the Mac (without the CD) are: Recovery Mode Single User Mode Recovery Mode In Lion and Mountain Lion you can use Recovery Mode to reset the password. 1. Restart the computer and hold down Command + r until the menu screen appears. 2. Click Terminal from the Utilities Menu and enter this: […]