Say hello to your MacBook Pro.
www.apple.com/macbookpro Built-in FaceTime HD camera Make video calls to any iPhone 4, new iPod touch, or Mac.
Mac Help camera
Finder Browse your files like you browse your music with Cover Flow.
Mac Help finder
Multi-Touch trackpad Scroll through files, adjust images,and enlarge text using just your fingers.
Mac Help trackpad
Pinch and zoom
Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Time Machine Automatically back up and restore your ﬁles.
Mac Help time machine
Quick Look Instantly preview your ﬁles.
Mac Help quick look
Spotlight Find anything on your Mac.
Mac Help spotlight
Safari Experiencethe web with the fastest browser in the world.
Mac Help safari
iPhoto Turn your photos into something amazing.
iPhoto Help photos
iMovie Make a greatlooking movie in minutes.
iMovie Help movie
GarageBand Create a greatsounding song with ease.
GarageBand Help record
Chapter 1: Ready, Set Up, Go
9 What’s in the Box 9 Setting Up YourMacBook 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 Pro Ports 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 InstallingAdditional Memory
Chapter 4: Problem, Meet Solution
51 Problems That Prevent You from Using Your MacBook Pro 55 Using Apple Hardware Test
56 58 59 60 61 62 64
Problems with Your Internet Connection Problems with AirPort Extreme Wireless Communication Keeping Your Software Up to Date Reinstalling the Software That Came with Your MacBook Pro Using Disk Utility LearningMore, Service, and Support Locating Your Product Serial Number
Chapter 5: Last, but Not Least
66 71 73 75 76 Important Safety Information Important Handling Information Understanding Ergonomics Apple and the Environment Regulatory Compliance Information
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Ready, Set Up, Go
www.apple.com/macbookpro Mac Help Migration AssistantYour 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 72) carefully before you first use your computer. If you’re an experienced user, you mayalready 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 your computer in Mac Help. For information about using Mac Help, see “Getting Answers” on page 31. The latest information about your MacBook Pro is available on the Apple Supportwebsite 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 1 Ready, 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 quicklyand 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 Turning on your MacBook Pro Â Configuring a user account and other settings using Setup Assistant Â Setting up the Mac OS X desktop and preferences
Chapter 1 Ready, Set Up, Go