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Troubleshooting Mac OS X Books

Do you depend on your Mac?

Would you like to know how to:

  • Prevent Mac OS X problems before they arise?
  • Solve them quickly should they occur?

Then you need Troubleshooting Mac OS X.

The Troubleshooting Mac® OS X® series of books may be the ultimate guides to preventing and solving problems with Mac OS X. Each includes hundreds of pages of dedicated troubleshooting information. The following editions are available:

  • The Lion Edition for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. (New!)
  • The Snow Leopard Edition for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard®.
  • The Leopard Edition for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard®.
  • The Tiger Edition for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger®.
  • The Second Edition for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther® and Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar.

Each book:

  • Focuses on preventing problems before they occur or solving them quickly should they arise.
  • Employs the latest electronic-publishing technology.
  • Is written by a Mac OS X expert with over 25 years of Information Technology (IT) industry experience who understands the needs of both new and experienced Mac OS X users.

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By a Mac user, for Mac users

Troubleshooting Mac OS X books are written by Dr. Smoke, the founder of The X Lab™ and his screen name as a Helper on the Apple® Discussions. Dr. Smoke has answered thousands of questions from Mac OS X users worldwide.

In Troubleshooting Mac OS X, Dr. Smoke shares his expertise in managing and troubleshooting Mac OS X to help you save time and money by avoiding problems before they occur and solving them quickly should they arise.

Dedicated troubleshooting resources…

Troubleshooting Mac OS X books are dedicated to troubleshooting, providing clear, easy to understand, step-by-step instructions for solving problems with Mac OS X.

While some popular Mac OS X books devote as little as two percent of their pages to troubleshooting, every page in a Troubleshooting Mac OS X book is focused on practical advice and proven methods for preventing or solving problems with Mac OS X.

…that help you prevent problems before they occur

Troubleshooting Mac OS X books also provide detailed, step-by-step instructions for preventing problems with Mac OS X, including:

  • Installing Mac OS X for maximum stability.
  • Painless upgrades from one version of Mac OS X to the next.
  • Implementing a comprehensive Backup and Recovery solution.
  • Maintaining Mac OS X for optimum performance.
  • Protecting your Mac from power problems.
  • Moving to a new Mac.
  • And more!

Bringing you the advantages of an e-book…

Troubleshooting Mac OS X books are electronic books — e-books — distributed in Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF), enabling you to quickly find the answers you need. Furthermore, hyperlinks are used extensively and effectively, connecting content within the books to some of the best Mac OS X troubleshooting information on the Web.

After using a Troubleshooting Mac OS X book, you'll wish all books were as interactive!

…with all the features you expect in a printed book

Every Troubleshooting Mac OS X book is designed to work effectively if printed. Thoroughly indexed and logically organized, Troubleshooting Mac OS X books will save you time and money by preventing problems before they occur and solving them quickly if they arise.

Hailed by readers like you…

Troubleshooting Mac OS X books have been bought worldwide by readers from all walks of life:

  • New and experienced Mac users.
  • Design, graphics, and publishing professionals.
  • IT professionals, including Apple® Certified Technicians.
  • Businesses of all sizes…including employees of Apple, Inc.
  • The staff of major magazines, such as Sports Illustrated.
  • Students and educators.
  • Government entities, including NASA and the CDC.

Their feedback shows the benefits they have received from the books:

"Of all the books I have explored, only yours made sense…it would've saved me weeks of tears and frustration if I'd have found it earlier!" — Sheri F.
"Your guide is the best troubleshooting resource I've seen, including all the print books. Furthermore, since your book is searchable I can get to the things I need almost instantly." — Charles B.
"This book will save me loads of time…it has a wealth of information and I really like the hyperlinks." — Patrick G.
"…your book has saved my bacon several times…" — John P.
"I find your book not only excellent, but really unlike anything else!" — Basil G.
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…and praised by independent reviewers

Independent reviewers have high praise for the Troubleshooting Mac OS X series:

See for yourself…

If you have read the X-FAQs, you have already read some of the Troubleshooting Mac OS X series: the X-FAQs are derived from the books. However, all of the X-FAQs combined represent less than five percent of the full content of any book in the Troubleshooting Mac OS X series.

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    All Troubleshooting Mac OS X e-books are priced at US$ 19.95 for a Single User License delivered via download after approval of your secure purchase by credit card or PayPal®.

    Delivery on CD, a discounted Download+CD Combo, and multiuser licenses are also available.

    Troubleshooting Mac OS X books are an excellent value and a wise investment in your productivity.

    Take advantage of Dr. Smoke's expertise in preventing and resolving problems with Mac OS X: buy a Troubleshooting Mac OS X book today!

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