The MacPaw How-Tos

Learn about the inner workings of your Mac and how to make it run better!

How to force reboot a frozen Mac Before we get our hands dirty, here’s a word of warning. If you’re wondering how to reboot a MacBook Pro, bear in mind it’s the last resort when all other methods to unfreeze your Mac had failed. Don’t try it too often as it may harm your system. No question, your… Read more... How to Restore Your Mac to Factory Settings Whether you’re going to sell your Mac or give it away, it would be wise to restore Mac to factory settings. You will not only provide a new owner with the fresh start but also protect your personal information. You don’t want to give your Mac to a stranger when… Read more... Will my Mac Run macOS High Sierra? – Compatibility & Requirements The new operating system for Mac has been officially released at the September keynote 2017 and the hype is real. With a lot of tweaks and refinements, the new macOS High Sierra promises a user experience deemed for the future of technology, bringing Apple one step closer to VR, AR… Read more... How to Clean Install the macOS High Sierra? Upgrading to the latest Mac operating system released at the Apple keynote this September can be everything you envisioned and more. If you take the time to upgrade it properly, that is. How? By performing a clean install of the macOS High Sierra. Don’t worry, a clean install is as… Read more... What Is Intelligent Tracking Prevention In Safari 11 Browser Read more... How To Repair Disk With Mac Disk Utility If you experience these issues on Mac, your disk may need recovery: multiple apps quitting unexpectedly corrupted files and access errors external devices work improperly your computer won’t start up How do you know if your disk needs repair If you can still turn your Mac on, check the startup… Read more... How to Upgrade your Mac to macOS 10.13 High Sierra Say hello to macOS 10.13 High Sierra, the new operating system for Mac desktops and notebooks that brings some impressive under-the-hood refinements.  If you were expecting some big overhauls, chances are you’ll be disappointed at a first view. But look closer and you’ll discover the fine details that amount to… Read more... macOS High Sierra vs macOS Sierra Comparison Review Each time a new operating system arrives, there comes an ubiquitous head-to-head battle: is the new one any better than previous one? Is upgrading worth the effort? Today we’re going to answer these questions (and a few more) in regards to the new macOS 10.13 High Sierra and its older… Read more... How to Downgrade from macOS High Sierra to Sierra You got really excited about the new operating system from Apple and installed macOS 10.13 High Sierra right away. However, what you initially thought to be a great idea, turned out to be overkill. Now you wish things could go back to the way they used to be, and you… Read more... A quick guide to APFS in macOS High Sierra Apple has become synonymous with innovation and forward-thinking hardware and software solutions. How come that until recently it had been using the same file system for almost 20 years? While the mystery remains, at least now there’s a new kid in town. With the launch of iOS 10.3 and macOS… Read more...

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