Clean Installing OS X Mavericks | The three things you should do when clean installing OS X Mavericks
OS X Mavericks is fantastic. There are so many things you can do with it and it operates flawlessly. So if you’re looking to give your Mac a fresh start with just a brand new OS X and nothing else, a clean install is the best option for you.
To clean install OS X Mavericks on your Mac, there are three things you should do. First, you should clean up your Mac. It’s easy to do with CleanMyMac 2. It’ll take care of everything and all it takes is a few clicks. Once it’s all cleaned up, the second thing you should do is backup your newly cleaned Mac. And finally, after doing a backup, you can clean install OS X Mavericks.
We’ve got the steps outlined below, so let’s get to it.
Cleaning up your Mac with CleanMyMac 2 will save you tons of time on backing up your Mac, and backing it up is essential. You could do it manually, but CleanMyMac 2 only takes a minute or two and you’re ready-to-go. Download CleanMyMac 2 (it’s free!) and follow these steps before backing up your Mac:
And you’re done. If you want to clean up more junk on your Mac, go through each of the modules located on the left side of the app. It’ll help you clear out gigabytes of junk that you probably didn’t even realize was there. Seriously, give CleanMyMac 2 a look-see and then, once you’ve finished cleaning up, head to the next step.
Before you can start clean installing OS X Mavericks, you should back up your Mac. Note: If you don’t do this step, you will not be able to recover files, nor restore anything if something goes wrong. To back up your Mac:
Once you’re all backed up, it’s time to clean install Mavericks. Follow the steps below:
Follow the install instructions and enjoy your newly clean-installed OS X Mavericks.
|Joseph Valle is a Mac enthusiast and writer for MacPaw. He writes about anything and everything Mac, and can be found on the weekends tech'ing around Kyiv, Ukraine.|
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