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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 17

Troubleshooting Mac Pro

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Your Mac Pro is a solid computer, and it should give you many years of dependable performance. However, all computers eventually run into problems, and your Mac Pro will likely be no exception. To help you get through these inevitable rough patches, this chapter offers a few tried-and-true troubleshooting techniques.

Review General Troubleshooting Techniques

Check Console Messages

Get System Information

Restart Mac Pro

Restart Mac Pro in Safe Mode

Restart Mac Pro in Target Disk Mode

Bypass Login Items

Delete a Program's Preferences

Force a Stuck Application to Close

Force a Stuck Process to Close

Restore an ...

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