Tag Archives: Recovery
macOS Utilities Window How to Use macOS Recovery in...
macOS Recovery is part of the built-in recovery system of your Mac. It can help you restore data from Time Machine, reinstall the operating system, get online help online,...

Using an External Drive as Your...
Using an external device as your Mac’s primary startup device can offer a number of advantages, as we outlined in Using an External Drive as Your Startup Drive: Part 1....

iCloud Can Recover Deleted Files, Contacts,...
iCloud is a fantastic way to share calendars, contacts, reminders, bookmarks, and files, including photos, among your devices. The macOS and iOS take care of keeping all of this important...


Mac Installation Errors You May Encounter...
With every new release of the Mac operating system, there always seems to be a few installation errors that are encountered by enough people to make us wonder how...

We Explain What System Integrity Protection...
Originally introduced with OS X El Capitan, System Integrity Protection, usually referred to as SIP, is a security feature built into the Mac operating system that’s designed to protect...

Have a Spare Flash Drive? Build...
Do you have a few USB flash drives lying around? Chances are you have at least a couple, or maybe even a small drawer full of them. In my...

What to Do When Your Mac...
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...


Data Recovery Help Offered To Tornado...
Cleanup and rebuilding efforts have only just begun for recovering victims of the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas. But a data recovery company is offering help to those...

Have Multiple Backups for Extra Protection
We talk a lot about backups on the OWC Blog, but that’s just because they’re so important. After all, your irreplaceable data is just that: irreplaceable. If you lose...