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Macs (iMacs and MacBooks)

Spring Clean Your Mac


Course
Jamie Pollock
Purchase for $19

Give your iMac or MacBook a Spring cleaning! Optimize your storage, speed up performance, remove malware, and delete unneeded files. For beginners and Seniors.

Optimize Your Mac Course Description

In this hands-on training session for Mac users, we’ll show you how to “spring clean” your Mac to improve overall performance. You’ll learn how to tell what condition your machine is in and how to optimize your Mac. We’ll talk about the things that slow down your iMac or laptop, look for malware, and clean up large files from your hard drive. We’ll use several free tools to fix any problems, including About this Mac, Disk Utility, Disk Inventory X, and Adware Medic.

 

Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced 

Course Length

1 hour

Course Credits

1 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Prerequisites 

  • No prerequisite knowledge needed.

Who should take this iMac cleanup class?

  • Everyone who wants their Mac to stay healthy and run at top speed.

What You’ll Learn 

  • How to use the About this Mac window
  • What is RAM?
  • How full is your hard drive?
  • What slows down your iMac or laptop
  • Use Disk Utility to fix any problems
  • Use Disk Inventory X to clean up large files
  • Use Adware Medic to look for malware and viruses
  • Get your questions answered

     

 

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

pageText Download the handout here

2. Watch the Recording: Spring Clean Your Mac

This is the recording of the class you attended. Watch and rewatch it until it all makes sense!

pageText How to Gather Basic Info About Your Computer
pageText Should I Run System Updates?
pageText Reviewing Your System Storage
pageText How to Get Support and Service (Other than us at Royalwise!)
pageText How to Manage HD Storage and Free Up More Disk Space
pageText How to Review iCloud Drive Storage
pageText How to Review Mailboxes and Messages to Create More Hard Drive Space
pageText How to Clean Up Media to Make More HD Space Available
pageText About This Mac Review
pageText Deleting Downloads to Clean Up Your Hard Drive
pageText How to Clean Up Your Email
pageText Where Are My Trash and Recycle Bins? How Do I Empty Them?
pageText How Can I Speed Up My Computer?
pageText Cleaning Up Your Desktop
pageText Checking on the Health of Your Hard Drive and Computer (Disk Utility and First Aid)
pageText Malware - How to Remove it and Keep Your System Safe

3. Take the Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

quiz Participation Quiz

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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