Troubleshooting on Mac OS X
Ever had problems with your mac not starting or freezing for no reason?
The following are some general options, but each mac problem may require a different solution.
General Software Troubleshooting
Repair Permissions -
Open up the Application/Utilities/Disk Utility App. Now select your startup/system hardrive, and click First Aid. And follow that by selecting Repair Disk Permissions.
'Log Out' and 'Log In' -
Occasionally a quick logging out/in can fix certain problems, or try restarting.
Zap PRAM -
Restart your Apple Mac and hold down the command+option+p+r keys. You should hear the startup chime about 3 or 4 times.
Reset Firmware -
Restart your Apple Mac and hold down the command+option+o+f keys. Then on the prompt you need to type in 'reset-all' and press return. Your Apple Mac will reboot.
Check your system files info -
Startup in single user mode by holding command+s. Then on the prompt type in 'fsck - y' and press return. Keep typing 'fsck - y' until all the errors are found, if any!
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