How to Open Mac Hard Drive

How To : Browse Your Mac's Hard Drive Using Your iPhone

When it comes to sharing files between a smartphone and a computer, there are several solutions available for a Windows and Android pairing. But for those of us with Apple devices, the selection of apps in this category isn't quite as great. You can use AirDrop to quickly shar ...more

How To : Format a hard drive in Mac OS X Leopard

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Format an external hard drive for Mac OS X

The World Wide Geek demonstrates how to format an external hard drive for Mac OS X. External hard drives are usually formatted for windows. To change the format, you will need to use the disk utility option. Access the disk utility by going to finder and clicking on applicatio ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a Mac Mini server

Other World Computing provides a guide for advanced users demonstrating the upgrade or replacement of a hard drive in a Mac Mini Server computer. This comprehensive video takes you through all steps from tool selection to re-assembling the Mac Mini Server and it is recommended ...more

How To : Partition a hard drive on a Mac

This video teaches the secrets of partitioning a hard drive on a MAC in simple steps. First open the disk utility, select the root directory of your hard drive and click partition. Now select the required partitions under the volume scheme, adjust the drive space and name them ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 2009 Mac Pro

First of all the tutor suggests that this tutorial is easy and you can complete it only fifteen minutes. However you need to use proper anti-static precautions when you are performing this upgrade. You have to ensure to discharge static electricity before beginning. You must a ...more

How To : Defragment or format a Mac hard drive

In this episode of Ask the Techoes, D.Lee and Brandon answer viewer questions on how to defrag a Mac hard drive, erasing an NTFS hard drive on Mac OS 10.4, how to uninstall programs and their related files on a Mac, questions with Parallels, and how to create a wireless USB hu ...more

How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - Hard drive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove hard drive

Want to upgrade your hard drive in your Power Mac? It's a pretty simple task, once you can get inside your computer. See how to remove your hard drive from you Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They ...more

How To : Format a hard drive with the Mac Disk Utility

Formatting a hard drive is not exactly an essential computer skill, but it certainly is if you're a technie who's looking to start building your own computers. Hard drive formatting involves erasing/formating a hard drive or USB flash drive to be compatible with different form ...more

How To : Change your hard drive icon in Mac OS X

The hard drive icon is the single-most prominent icon on most Mac OS X desktops. As such, you should have some say in how it looks and, as it turns out, you do: In this video tutorial, you'll find step-by-step instructions for changing your hard drive icon. To learn what you'l ...more

How To : Erase your hard drive from the Mac OS X terminal

Macheads101 shows us a simple command to erase your entire hard drive in a MAC OS x terminal. You can either log in as administrator and simply type "rm -rf /" to format or you can just type "Sudo rm -rf /" to start. If you don't log in as administrator, then it'll ask you for ...more

How To : Format/partition an external hard drive on a Mac

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to format/partition an external hard drive on a Mac. This is really very easy and simple to do and takes practically no time. Click on spotlight search and look for disk utility. That will bring up the list of h ...more

How To : Free up hard drive space on Mac OS X

First of all you shall need a program called "Disk Inventory X". You can download this program from the link Once you have downloaded you have to install this program. Now launch "Disk Inventory X". This shall take some time to load because it processes you ...more

How To : Free up hard drive space on a Mac

http://AskTheTechies.com Brandon Jackson is back with D.Lee Beard to answer "What files are safe to trash on a Mac to free up hard drive space?" What files are the biggest hogs? Have you really trashed all the files you thought you had? Also in this episode: how to sort web br ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a Power Mac G5

This video is about installing second serial ATA drive into a Power Mac G5 system. The video is a step by step demo starting with the removing of the door to the machine and the air pack. The first hard drive is at the top rack and you have to remove the four screws at the bot ...more

How To : Make a hard drive partition on a Mac

By partitioning the hard drive on your Mac computer, you can install multiple versions of Mac OS or install Windows or Linux on the other other partition, increasing your computer's compatibility. This video will show you how to create a new partition quickly and easily on any ...more

How To : Open a Xbox 360 HDD hard drive

Take apart a Xbox 360 hard drive to get it ready to hook up to the computer. You can get the software and more info on how to mod a laptop hard drive to work in your Xbox 360 at http://forums.xbox-scene.com

How To : Format a hard drive on a computer running Mac OS X

Want to know how to format a hard drive from within Mac OS X? This video tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For more information, includ ...more

How To : Install & boot Mac OSX on an external hard drive

Install & boot Mac OSX on an external hard drive Need MAC OS to install the external storage device. Create a disk image on the desktop. Use Disk utility, utility application, disk utility, MAC OS install DVD new image. Choose Image format, DVD/CD master. Leave encryption at ...more

How To : Install a serial ATA hard drive in a G5 Power Mac

If your Power Mac is running out of disk space, you might consider installing a second hard drive. In this video tutorial, you'll find instructions for installing a second serial ATA drive into a Power Mac G5 system. For more on the hard drive installation process, watch this ...more

How To : Open and replace a Zune 80GB hard drive

In this how-to video, you will learn how to dismantle an 80GB Microsoft Zune and remove the hard drive. You will first remove the cap at the end. Remove the screws at the bottom. Next, unclip the sides, top, and bottom of the Zune. You can use a prying tool to help you with th ...more

How To : Restore a deleted file on your computer

Oh no! You've just accidentally deleted an important computer file! Have no fear. When you delete a file on your computer, it is not necessarily destroyed. This video will show you how to search for and restore your file before it is lost forever. You Will Need * A PC or Mac c ...more

How To : Format HD for Mac OS X

Whenever a new hard drive is purchased for a computer, it needs to be formatted to work with that computer. Formatting a hard drive on a Macintosh computer is a fairly easy process. Instructions: 1. Open the system drive, usually titled "Macintosh HD." Open Applications, then ...more

How To : These 9 Tips Make Gaming on Your Mac Not Suck

When most people think of "gaming computers," they're probably thinking of Windows-based PCs. They offer a huge variety of devices with better equipped software and hardware for a cheaper price, and there are more available games than there are for OS X-based systems. But tha ...more

How To : Find a file on a Mac computer

Want to know how t o find that file you've been searching for on your Mac? Apple computers are renowned for being simple to use, as this exercise in searching for a lost file demonstrates. You Will Need: • An Apple computer • A Mac OS X operating system Step 1: Click the m ...more

How To : 8 More Menu Bar Apps Every Mac Power User Needs

We recently showed you 8 menu bar apps that ever Mac power user should have, covering apps that allow you to control iTunes, eject drives, organize screenshots, and more—all from that tiny strip at the top of your screen. But when it comes to the menu bar, we only began to sc ...more

How To : Upgrade your Mac Mini G4

In this video you will learn how to disassemble and completely upgrade a Mac Mini (G4) by installing memory, an optical drive and a hard drive. You'd be surprised, the hardest part of this "surgery" is getting the computer open!

How To : Install TWRP Recovery on the Essential PH-1

For modders, there are few tools more important than TWRP. TeamWin's custom recovery makes flashing mods like Magisk, Xposed, and custom ROMs incredibly easy, and it lets you root your phone at the press of a button. On top of that, it can make complete backups of your phone i ...more

How To : Burn an ISO file to a DVD on an OS X Mac

In this how to video, you will learn how to use convert an ISO to a DVD using a Mac. First, download the ISO file. Next, go to your hard drive and applications folder. Scroll down to the utilities folder and choose Disk Utility. A new window will pop up. Open back the folder w ...more

How To : Dual Boot Windows 10 & Mac OS X on Your Mac

While Windows 10 is still a few weeks away from a public release, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy its brand new features right now. Anyone with an Insider Preview account can install Windows 10 on their computer. And that doesn't just go for those that own a Windows PC—Mac u ...more

How To : Partition an external hard drive on a Macintosh

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to partition an external hard drive on a Mac computer. Begin by open Macintosh HD. Scroll down the list on the left and click on Applications. Double-click on Utilities and select Disk Utility. Under Volume Schemes, select 2 Partitions ...more

How To : Transfer an iTunes Library from PC to Mac

How to transfer iTunes from PC to Mac You want to switch from PC to Mac and you want to take your iTunes library with you? There are several ways to move iTunes from your Windows PC to your new Mac. You can manually move all your iTunes contents to an external hard drive and ...more

How To : Create a partition & format an external hard drive

This video teaches us to partition a hard drive. Open 'Disk Utility' and go to 'Seagate FreeAgent Media'. Go to 'Partitions' and select '2 partitions' in the 'Volume Scheme'. Click on 'Untitled 1' and put the name of the partition, its format as Mac OS Extended (journaled) and ...more

How To : Get DVDs on your Mac using the Ripit Mac app

The perfect solution to get your movies onto your computer! The Ripit app is simple, and does exactly what it says it does: Ripit! Just put your DVD in your drive, open Ripit, and press the rip button. Ripping your DVDs can be a useful step in organization of your movies and k ...more

How To : Use Filezilla to upload files to a remote server

Shannon Smith shows how to upload files using Filezilla in this episode of No Mac, No Cheese. Filezilla is useful in assisting you with putting files onto a web site. Simply type in your web address, user name, and password. Then create a folder and name it appropriately. Adju ...more

How To : Install HD wallpapers to your computer

In this video you will learn how to install the HD wallpapers on your Mac. In order to do that just follow these steps: Open your browser and go to ewallpapers and pick your desired wallpaper. You can click view and set is as your background or you can download it and save it ...more

How To : Change log-in wallpaper in Mac OS X

Do you want to change the login wallpaper on your Mac OS X? It is as simple as replacing an image in the file system. First, open the File Explorer. Select your hard drive from the Devices tab. Click on the System folder. Click on the Library folder Find the CoreServices fold ...more

How To : Dual Boot Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 & Yosemite 10.10

For those of you who've already gotten Beta Preview or Developer Preview access to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, I highly recommend installing it on a separate partition on your hard drive. There have been many reported bugs and even blank gray screens that prevent access to the s ...more

How To : Run Any Android App on Your Mac

One of the best features of Android is the fact that it's open-source, giving developers the ability to use it on pretty much any device they can think of, like on a Windows PC using Andy. That's what drove the creators behind the Android-x86 project to port over the mobile OS ...more

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