Say hello to your MacBook.
www.apple.com/macbook Built-in iSight camera and iChat Video chat with friends and family anywhere in the world.
Mac Help isight
Finder Browse your ﬁles like you browse your music with Cover Flow.
Mac Help ﬁnder
Mail Manage all your email accounts in one place.
Mac Help mail
iCaland Address Book Keep your schedule and your contacts in sync.
Mac Help isync
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 Experience the web with the fastest browser in theworld.
Mac Help safari
iPhoto Organize and search your photos by faces, places, or events.
iPhoto Help photos
iMovie Make a greatlooking movie in minutes or edit your masterpiece.
iMovie Help movie
GarageBand Learn to play. Start a jam session. Record and mix your own song.
GarageBand Help record
iWeb Create custom websites and publish them anywherewith a click.
iWeb Help website
Chapter 1: Ready, Set Up, Go
9 What’s in the Box 9 Setting Up Your MacBook 16 Putting Your MacBook to Sleep or Shutting It Down
Chapter 2: Life with Your MacBook
20 22 24 26 30 31 Basic Features of Your MacBook Keyboard Features of Your MacBook Ports on Your MacBook Using the Multi-Touch Trackpad Using the MacBook Battery Getting Answers
Chapter3: Boost Your MacBook
37 Replacing the Hard Disk Drive 46 Installing Additional Memory 50 Making Sure Your MacBook Recognizes the New Memory
Chapter 4: Problem, Meet Solution
52 Problems That Prevent You from Using Your MacBook
56 57 60 60 61 63 65
Using Apple Hardware Test Problems with Your Internet Connection Problems with AirPort Extreme Wireless Communication KeepingYour Software Up to Date Reinstalling the Software That Came with Your MacBook Learning More, Service, and Support Locating Your Product Serial Number
Chapter 5: Last, but Not Least
68 71 74 76 77 Important Safety Information Important Handling Information Understanding Ergonomics Apple and the Environment Regulatory Compliance Information
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www.apple.com/macbook Mac Help Migration Assistant
Your MacBook is designed so that you can set it up quickly and start using it right away. If you have never used a MacBook 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 67) carefully beforeyou 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,” to find out about the new features of this MacBook. 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. Apple may release newversions 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
60W MagSafe Power Adapter
AC power cord
Setting Up Your MacBook
Your MacBook is designed so that you can set it up quickly and start using it right away. The following pages take you through the setupprocess, including these tasks: Â Plugging in the 60W MagSafe Power Adapter Â Connecting cables and accessing a network Â Turning on your MacBook and using the trackpad Â Configuring a user account and other settings using Setup Assistant Â Setting up the Mac OS X desktop and preferences Important: Remove the protective film around the 60W MagSafe Power Adapter before setting up your MacBook....