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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Lion Support Essentials by Kevin M. White

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Chapter 1. Installation and Configuration

Time

This chapter takes approximately 3 hours to complete.

Goals

Prepare a computer for installation of OS X Lion

Successfully install OS X Lion software

Troubleshoot potential installation problems

Complete initial configuration of Lion system

Install software and updates

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