Tag Archives: Clean Install

Mac Migration Assistant

How to Use Migration Assistant with macOS Catalina

If you just upgraded to a new Mac, or used the clean install method to upgrade to macOS Catalina, chances are you’re going to need to copy information from your old Mac, or older Mac OS, to your upgraded Mac. There...

Upgrade Install macOS Catalina

How to Upgrade Install macOS Catalina Safely

If you’re getting ready to install macOS Catalina on your Mac, you have some preparations to make and a few choices to make. While many people just download the new operating system and let the installer do its thing, it’s...

How to Clean Install macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina is usually installed as an upgrade over an existing version of the Mac OS. But you can also perform a clean install, which places a pristine version of macOS Catalina on a drive of your choice.  A clean...

Mojave Upgrade Vs. Clean Install: We Explore the Options

When you’re ready to install macOS Mojave, you’ll need to choose between two different install methods. The default is an upgrade install, which will update the version of the Mac operating system currently on your startup drive to macOS Mojave,...

How to Perform a Clean Install of macOS High Sierra

Sometimes it's a good idea to do a clean install of a new Mac operating system version. What's a clean install? That means that the hard drive is erased completely and reformatted, which removes not only the current Mac operating system...

How to do a Clean Install of macOS Sierra

When most Mac owners upgrade their computers to a new operating system like macOS Sierra, the installation of the new OS is done with a standard install and update through the Mac App Store. Sadly, that has resulted in some major...