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October 14, 2018

When You Should And How To Reset Mac PRAM / NVRAM

How To Reset Your PRAM

Often when troubleshooting a Mac we either reset the SMC?or we may have to resort to other troubleshooting techniques. We show you when you should and how to reset Mac PRAM.

What is PRAM? What is NVRAM?

PRAM stands for Parameter RAM, and it holds assorted information about your Mac so that it functions to spec according to Apple

NVRAM stands for Non Volatile Random Access Memory, and it serves the same purpose as PRAM in that it stores information on a memory chip pertaining to various features.

In no particular order, here are some things stored in PRAM / NVRAM

Startup disk Disk caches RAM disks Video and display information [...]
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October 14, 2018

When You Should And How To Reset Mac SMC

Having issues with your mac? Odd behaviour or poor battery life. It may be time to reset your System Management Controller (SMC). We Show You When You Should And How To Reset Mac SMC.

If you are experiencing issues with your Mac we show When You Should And How To Reset Mac SMC. If you are struggling with issues such as:

Battery & Power Management – Mac struggling to wake from sleep, poor battery life, random shutdows or even battery refusing to charge. Cooling & Fan Management – Fans running at constant high, poor cooling and strange behavior. Display and lighting issues – Keyboard backlight or display backlight failing or not working correctly. Video [...]
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