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How to Use Safe Mode in macOS Catalina

Your Mac has a "Safe Mode" designed to help when you run into trouble with your computer. It's a diagnostic mode of macOS that boots up your desktop or laptop without any other apps running. Here's how it works.

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Speed Up macOS Catalina with These Tips

Did you recently upgrade to macOS Catalina? After the initial thrill of seeing a new desktop and exploring new features, did you notice that your Mac isn’t as fast as it used to be? While it isn't normal for the Mac to slow down after a system upgrade, it has been known to happen.

What to Do When Your Mac Won’t Power Up At All

You just turned on your Mac and all you see is a dark display. That's OK; you know it can sometimes take a little while for your Mac to boot up. But after a minute or two, you start to...

Safe Mode & Single-User Mode: What They Are, How to Use Them

Safe mode and single-user mode are two of the special start-up modes that your Mac can be powered up to. They're often used to troubleshoot issues a Mac may be experiencing or to assist in isolating and repairing some common...