How to Prepare a Mac for OS X Mavericks the Right Way

Who doesn’t like an upgrade to their Mac with lots of new features that Apple made available with the new and latest operating system, OS X Mavericks A.K.A OS X 10.9. The new operating system offers the Mac users up to 200 new features and refinements that they won’t even know where to begin including Finder tags, tabbed Finder windows, improved battery life and power management and a lot more. Today we will guide you step by step on how to prepare your Mac for the new OS X Mavericks in order to upgrade to the new operating system without any complications.

First you need to make sure that you have what it takes to upgrade to the new system, in this case it means having a 64-bit Intel CPU, Advanced GPU, 8GB of free disk space, OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion and Internet connection so that it can be downloaded from the Mac App Store.

You should also make sure your apps are updated because this is a major help when updating to the new OS X Mavericks. You can simple do that through launching into the App store where you can find the Updates tab and choose Update All.

Since you are already updating your apps, why not do some general system clean up as well and delete some of the old unused apps, delete the unnecessary caches from your folders and old apps or clean up your files on the desktop? This will be a great boost as well.

Now is the time to backup your Mac! The last thing you should do is to backup with Time Machine. Make sure you backup all your important data and files, you never know when you will need them. That’s about it, enjoy OS X Mavericks!


How to Prepare a Mac for OS X Mavericks the Right Way

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