Preparing Your Mac For OS X 10.9 Mavericks’s Johnny Winter has posted a thoroughgoing tutorial on what you will need to do to ensure that your Mac is ready for an upgrade from OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, to OS X 10.9 Mavericks when Apple’s next desktop OS is released come autumn.

Winter notes that with the imminent release of Mavericks, a little bit of planning now will make the transition trouble-free, and in the tutorial he shows how to check your hardware and software compatibility, reemphasizes the importance of backing up your data and, looked cmpares upgrades to clean installs.

He also advises that before you jump into Mavericks, you need to perform an audit of the software that you use on your Mac to ensure that it is all compatible, or can be upgraded, before you upgrade the operating system.

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