Welcome to your MacBook Pro.
Built-in FaceTime HD camera Make video calls to the latest iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Mac.
Help Center facetime
Thunderbolt high-speed I/O Connect high-performance devices and displays.
Help Center thunderbolt
Pinch to zoomRotate images
Scroll up or down
Swipe between full-screen apps
View Mission Control
Multi-Touch trackpad Use gestures like these to control your Mac.
Help Center gestures
OS X Lion
Mission Control A bird’s-eye view of what’s running on your Mac.
Help Center mission control
Launchpad Instant access to all your apps in one place.
Help Center launchpadFull screen Make apps full screen with a click.
Help Center full screen
Mac App Store The best way to discover and download Mac apps.
Help Center mac app store
LO F R O
Mail Group your messages by conversations.
Help Center mail
E R T I N O,
iPhoto Organize, edit, and share your photos.
iPhoto Help photos
iMovie Turn home videos into homeblockbusters.
iMovie Help movie
GarageBand Create greatsounding songs with ease.
GarageBand Help record
Chapter 1: Ready, Set Up, Go
9 What’s in the Box 9 Setting Up Your MacBook Pro 16 Putting Your MacBook Pro to Sleep or Shutting It Down
Chapter 2: Life with Your MacBook Pro
20 22 24 26 30 31 Basic Features of Your MacBook Pro Keyboard Features of Your MacBook ProPorts on Your MacBook Pro Using the Multi-Touch Trackpad Using the MacBook Pro Battery Getting Answers
Chapter 3: Boost Your MacBook Pro
37 Replacing the Hard Disk Drive 44 Installing Additional Memory
Chapter 4: Problem, Meet Solution
50 An Ounce of Prevention 51 Problems That Prevent You from Using Your MacBook Pro
54 59 59 62 63 64 66
Repairing,Restoring, or Reinstalling Mac OS X Software Using Apple Hardware Test Problems with Your Internet Connection Problems with Wi-Fi Communication Keeping Your Software Up to Date Learning More, Service, and Support Locating Your Product Serial Number
Chapter 5: Last, but Not Least
68 73 75 77 78 Important Safety Information Important Handling Information Understanding Ergonomics Apple and theEnvironment Regulatory Compliance Information
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www.apple.com/macbookpro Help Center Migration Assistant
Your MacBook Pro is designed so that you can set it up quickly and start using it right away. If you have never used a MacBook Pro or are new to Mac computers, read this chapter for help getting started. Important: Read all the installation instructions (and the safety information starting on page 68) carefully before you first use your computer. If you’re an experienced user, you may already know enough to get started. Make sure you look over the information in Chapter 2, “Life with Your MacBook Pro,” to find out about the new features of this MacBook Pro. Many answers to questions can be found on yourcomputer in Help Center. For information about using Help Center, see “Getting Answers” on page 31. The latest information about your MacBook Pro is available on the Apple Support website at www.apple.com/support/macbookpro. Apple may release new versions and updates to its system software, so the images shown in this book may be slightly different from what you see onscreen.
Chapter 1Ready, Set Up, Go
What’s in the Box
85W MagSafe Power Adapter
AC power cord
Setting Up Your MacBook Pro
Your MacBook Pro is designed so that you can set it up quickly and start using it right away. The following pages take you through the setup process, including these tasks:
Â Plugging in the 85W MagSafe Power Adapter Â Connecting cables and accessing a network Â...