MacVoices #7123 – Got A Macintosh for the Holidays? Pat Fauquet Tells You What To Do First.

Pat Fauquet of Bob LeVitus Consulting and MacMouseCalls has some advice on what you need to do, and not do, if Santa brought you a new Mac. Pat discusses why you need to think before using the Migration Assistant, warns against some common mistakes involving Startup Items, explains why you need to so software updates even on a brand new Mac, reviews some simple security procedures that can save you headaches later, encourages you not to download new printer and scanner drivers, issues some advice on financial software and much more in a session that is a must-listen if you were lucky enough to get a new Mac for the holidays.


Links:

Bob LeVitus Consulting

MacMouseCalls


Kensington Expert Mouse Optical USB Trackball


Kensington Orbit Optical Trackball


Stuffit Deluxe

Adobe Reader

Adobe Flash Player


“Quicken Personal Finances 2007 for Mac (Mac)” (Intuit)


“QuickBooks Pro 2007 for Mac” (Intuit)

VersionTracker

Mail.appetizer from Bronson Beta


“Mac OS X Leopard For Dummies by Bob LeVitus


“Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual” by David Pogue


“The Little Mac Book, Leopard Edition” by Robin Williams

Take Control Books

Screencasts Online by Don McAllister

RapidWeaver by Realmac Software


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