Mac Wireless Troubleshooting on 10.6 and 10.7

If you're running Mac 10.6 or 10.7, this post will help you with Mac wireless troubleshooting. Note: the hardware in Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) is called ‘Airport’. The hardware in Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) is called ‘Wifi’. Here are some common techniques to...

Mac Quick Laptop Reformat on 10.6 and 10.7

Here's a Mac quick laptop reformat guide on computers with 10.7 lion and 10.6 snow leopard installed. Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard Using a CD/USB: Format All Partitions Install OS Enable automatic updating Enable the firewall Using a Recovery Partition:...

Mac Laptop Reformat Guide for Up to 10.7

More and more Mac viruses are being released. Therefore, it's imperative to know how to reformat a Mac laptop. This Mac laptop reformat guide will show you a detailed guide for rebuilding your Mac computer when things go south. This post is kind of beefy. If a shorter...

Mac Lion Trojan.FlashBack Info 10.7

Join me for some info on the Mac Lion trojan.flashback virus. That's for Macs running OS X 10.7. Name: Trojan.Flashback Type: Java Exploit Description: This virus can install remotely without user interaction with machines running older versions of Java. This virus...

Check Mac Ethernet Hardware Address

Here's how to check the Mac ethernet hardware address (MAC address): Open System Preferences from Apple menu Select Network from View menu Select Ethernet from the list of adapters (WiFi for OS 10.7 Lion) Connection types include WiFi, Airport, Ethernet, and Built-in...

Disable IPv6 On Mac 10.4 to 10.7

This post will show you how and why to disable IPv6 on Mac. You can turn off IPv6 by going to System Preferences > Network > Advanced > TCP/IP tab > Configure IPv6. Set this to disabled. If this fails, then flush the DNS using the Terminal (utilities...

Check Installation Dates On Mac 10.7 and 10.6

Here's how to check the installation dates On Mac computers: Mac OS X 10.7 1. Click on the Macintosh hard drive on the desktop 2. Find the Application folder and open it 3. Scroll Down and open the Utilities folder 4. Click on the console window in the Utilities...

Mac Airport Express Wireless Router Setup 10.6 and 10.7

This Mac Airport Express Wireless Router setup guide is for OS X 10.6. In 10.7, Airport has been renamed to Wifi. 1. Plug in Airport Router to wall. 2. Open Airport Setup Utility which comes installed on all Mac computers. 3. If you are using a Windows machine to set...

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