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Archived - Mac Higher Learning: The Next Steps

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You've mastered the basics with your Mac and are emailing, printing, shopping online, and tinkering with all your media and files like a pro. Now what? Time to take your learning to the next level.

Get the Most Out of Your Mac

Got too much data to lose? Get a backup plan in order—pronto!
Show me how to back up my different types of files Show me how to back up all of my iTunes media Show me all the ways I can create a backup and how to restore files
Burn CDs or DVDs to archive files and free up your disk space.
Show me how to use the Finder to burn my files to a disc Show me how to use iTunes to burn my music to a disc Show me how to use iPhoto to burn my photos to a disc
Enforce your parental authority and keep your kids (and Mac) safe
Show me how to limit access to certain user accounts on my Mac Show me how to set Parental Controls for iTunes Show me how to set Parental Controls for iChat
Connect your Mac to the Windows world
Show me how to share my files with Windows users Show me how to connect my Mac to a Windows server Show me how to set up Windows File Sharing
Print your files to a network shared printer
Show me how to add a network printer to my printer list Show me how to print to a shared Windows printer
Sync information to your devices and other Macs
Tell me how to sync information to my devices and other Macs Show me articles to sync my phone, iPod, or Palm device with my Mac Show me a QuickTime movie on using .Mac to sync multiple Macs
Protect your Mac with the built-in Mac OS X firewall
Tell me how to turn on my built-in Mac OS X firewall Tell me how to set the advanced firewall options
Move your files to your other Macs
Show me how to use FireWire to move my old Mac files to my new Mac Show me other ways to copy my files between my other Macs
Banish network cables! Set up a wireless AirPort network
Tell me how to set up different types of AirPort networks Tell me about the types of AirPort networks I can create
Share your life with others on your network and beyond
Show me how to share my photos with others using iPhoto Show me how to share my music with others using iTunes Show me how to share my files with others locally and remotely Show me how to share my opinions with the world Show me how to verbally share my viewpoints with the world
Make your Mac do your work
Tell me what Automator can do for me

Get Help with Higher Learning Issues

I get an “unknown error” when I burn a disc I get a “buffer underrun” error when I burn a disc in the Finder or iTunes I need help connecting my Mac to a Windows computer for file sharing I'm having trouble syncing information using .Mac Sync The computer to which I want to connect doesn't appear in the Network browser I can't set my Mac into FireWire Target Disk Mode I'm having trouble syncing devices with iSync I can't add a device to iSync I can't print to a printer shared by Microsoft Windows I can't find a shared Windows printer I'm having trouble with AirPort Take me to the product support pages for all Macs Take me to the Mac OS X product support pages Consult with experts and other Mac users in Apple Discussions
Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012
  • Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012
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