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Take Control of Upgrading to Mavericks by Joe Kissell

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Perform Post-installation Tasks

If everything has gone as expected, your Mac is now successfully running Mavericks. (If things haven’t gone as expected, flip forward to Troubleshoot Upgrade Problems.) But there are still a few tasks left to do before you get to work—or play—with your new operating system. In this chapter I cover some important initial setup and configuration activities you should get out of the way right now.

Respond to Immediate Questions

I’ve performed dozens of test installations of Mavericks, using many combinations of starting points, configurations, and upgrade paths. In some cases, after installing, I saw a normal Desktop and nothing more. In other situations—especially when I upgraded older versions of Mac OS X, had ...

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