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Introduction. A common concern of Mac video users is how to quickly reinstall Mac OS X and associated applications while preserving settings, documents, and other important data. If a boot drive is failing, or the OS or applications don’t work reliably, many users understandably resist a clean install. The approach is perceived as taking too …
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This is part one of a multi-part tutorial that suggests a long term strategy designed to produce a problem-free install, and a quick reinstall if problems should arise again — with the proviso that you spend a one time spare afternoon preparing the necessary files and materials. The strategy is intended to produce long term …
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Introduction. We saw in part one of this multi-part series the procedure for creating a bootable USB2/Firewire hard disc drive containing the OS X installers.  That tutorial can be accessed here or here.  In this installment, we will utilize a similar procedure to create DMG images of your application install DVD/CDs. Although this task takes …
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Part 3 – Installing Final Cut Studio The Right Way

April 23rd, 2010 | Posted by david in Content | Featured Tutorials - (Comments Off)
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In the first two parts to this series we detailed how to create a bootable Mac OS X install hard drive, and include disc images of pro apps installer DVDs and other programs on it. In part three, we identify a user’s data files, custom files and presets, and folders that should be copied to …
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