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How To: Erase Hard Drive on Mac

If you want to erase or format a hard drive using a Mac, here are the quick instructions. The screenshot example is using an external hard drive I use for my Time Machine backups. First thing is to find the Disk Utility. I typically just type in a quick search in Spotlight at the top [...]

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How to: Use Activity Monitor and How it Helps

Wonder why your Mac seems to be running slowly or whether or not an application needs to be shut down? Using Activity Monitor on your Mac is like taking your computer to the doctor – it’s a great way to quickly diagnose the basic processes of your machine and graphically shows you your Mac’s “vital [...]

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