Ted LandauSenior Contributor, Macworld

Bugs & Fixes: Fixes for ILife Problems

Two recent Apple articles offer solutions to potential problems with iLife software. Let's take a look at both.

Bugs & Fixes: Solving Twitter Problems

With all the hoopla surrounding Twitter these days, I thought it might be useful to devote a Bugs & Fixes column to this social networking site. Here's a...

Bugs & Fixes: Winning the Clone Wars

Maintaining a clone backup of your startup drive is a good idea. An essential idea, if you want to survive a potential hard drive disaster with a minimum of...

Make the Most of the Genius Bar

If you work your way through the quick fixes and my other troubleshooting suggestions without success, you'll exhaust your patience. This can easily happen if...

Beyond the Genius Bar

The time will come when something goes wrong with your Mac--something you don't know how to fix yourself. That's when you'll likely consider a trip to your local...

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Make the Most of the Genius Bar

If you work your way through the quick fixesand my other troubleshooting suggestions without success, you'll exhaust your patience. This can easily happen if...

Bugs & Fixes: Solving a Mysterious Plug-in Crash

With Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Apple added a helpful new troubleshooting feature to the "unexpectedly quit" dialog. Because the addition only pops up...

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When Quick Troubleshooting Fixes Fail

You've tried quick fixes. You've searched the Web for help. Still, your Mac is unhappy. It's time to focus on finding the cause of your problem instead of just...

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Five Helpful Troubleshooting Tools You Already Have

Apple's Disk Utility and its First Aid feature may be one of the best and most familiar places to turn when things go wrong. But there are many problems that...

Bugs & Fixes: OS X 10.5.7's Ups and Downs

Apple's just-released Mac OS X 10.5.7 update is the company's seventh effort to improve on Leopard. As expected, the update includes an assortment of bug fixes.

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Use the Web to Get Help

You've tried all the quick fixes with no luck. How can you sidestep the complicated parts of the troubleshooting process and zero in on an easy solution? Search...

Bugs & Fixes: Crash and Relaunch Doesn't Work

When a program crashes (what Apple euphemistically describes as an "unexpected quit"), that's enough trouble all by itself. The last thing you need is an Apple...

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Bugs & Fixes: Be Wary of APC Battery Backups

Even the briefest of power failures can cause your Mac to shut off. At a minimum, this means time wasted while you wait for your Mac to restart. Worse, you lose...

Six Quick Fixes You Should Never Skip

You can count on it: the time will come when something goes wrong with your Mac--something you don't know how to fix yourself...

Repair Your Startup Drive

How to get around Disk Utility's dimmed Repair Disk button