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macOS Support Essentials 12, the official book for macOS support, is a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Monterey, such as IT professionals, technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users. This is the only Apple Pro Training Series book that covers Monterey. You'll find in-depth, step-by-step instructions on everything from upgrading, updating, reinstalling and configuring macOS Monterey to setting-up network services.
This book covers updated system utilities and new features in macOS Monterey:
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Installation and Configuration
Lesson 1 Introduction to macOS
Lesson 2 Update, Upgrade, or Reinstall macOS
Lesson 3 Set Up and Configure macOS
Lesson 4 Use the Command-Line Interface
Lesson 5 Use macOS Recovery
Lesson 6 Update macOS
Lesson 7 Manage User Accounts
Lesson 8 Manage User Home Folders
Lesson 9 Manage Security and Privacy
Lesson 10 Manage Password Changes
Lesson 11 Manage File Systems and Storage
Lesson 12 Manage FileVault
Lesson 13 Manage Permissions and Sharing
Lesson 14 Use Hidden Items, Shortcuts, and File Archives
Lesson 15 Manage System Resources
Lesson 16 Use Metadata, Siri, and Spotlight
Lesson 17 Manage Time Machine
Apps and Processes
Lesson 18 Install Apps
Lesson 19 Manage Files
Lesson 20 Manage and Troubleshoot Apps
Lesson 21 Manage Basic Network Settings
Lesson 22 Manage Advanced Network Settings
Lesson 23 Troubleshoot Network Issues
Lesson 24 Manage Network Services
Lesson 25 Manage Host Sharing and Personal Firewall
Lesson 26 Troubleshoot Peripherals
Lesson 27 Manage Printers and Scanners
Lesson 28 Troubleshoot Startup and System Issues
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