Apple MC238LL/A Personal Computer User Manual

Chapter 1
Ready, Set Up, Go
If you don’t intend to keep or use your other Mac, it’s best to deauthorize it from
playing music, videos, or audiobooks that you’ve purchased from the iTunes Store.
Deauthorizing a computer prevents any songs, videos, or audiobooks you’ve purchased
from being played by someone else, and frees up another authorization for use. For
information about deauthorizing, choose iTunes Help from the Help menu in iTunes.
If you don’t use Setup Assistant to transfer information when you first start up, you can
do it later using Migration Assistant. Go to the Applications folder, open Utilities, and
double-click Migration Assistant.
Step 7: Customize your desktop and set your preferences.
You can easily make your desktop look the way you want using System Preferences,
your command center for most settings on your Mac mini. Choose Apple (
) > System
Preferences from the menu bar, or click the System Preferences icon in the Dock. For
more information, open Mac Help and search for “System Preferences” or for the
specific preference you want to change.
Setting Up DVD or CD Sharing
If your ordered your Mac mini without the optional SuperDrive, you can use DVD or CD
sharing to partner with another Mac or Windows computer that has an optical disc
drive and is on the same wired or wireless network. Use this other computer to:
Migrate information to your Mac mini, if the other computer is a Mac (see “Migrating
Information to Your Mac mini” on page 18)
Share the contents of DVDs or CDs or install applications (see “Sharing Discs with
DVD or CD Sharing” on page 21)