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How to Turn off Mac by Putting Into Sleep Mode?

The Mac startup guide would be an amazing task you’ve ever done. As when I was  new to mac and even turning off(shutdown) or restarting was a tough challenge to do. That’s why I perfectly know how do you feel. This time, I’ve covered you of getting started using Mac and you’ll learn how to turn off mac by putting into sleep mode.

Turn off Mac by Putting Into Sleep Mode Automatically

The sleep mode in Mac is much beneficial like doing it in the Windows. Now you can put your mac in Sleep Mode automatically after a fixed period of time means if your Mac doesn’t detect any mouse or keyboard activity on screen then your Mac will get automatically into sleep mode.

1. Click on the Apple key>Select Preferences and click on Energy Saver (bulb icon).

System Prefrences
System Preferences

2. Ok, now here you can do the followings to save more power by turning into sleep more.

  • The inactivity time: The inactivity time defines how long your computer waits before putting itself into Sleep mode. This time, can be as short as one minute or as long as three hours.

  • The parts of your computer to put into Sleep mode: The two main parts of your computer that you can put into Sleep mode are the hard drive and the display (your computer screen). Because the hard drive and the display consume the most power, putting, at least, one or both of these parts into Sleep mode can dramatically reduce the amount of power your Mac consumers while it’s asleep.

Here you’ve to select Power Adapter or Battery then determine the timing and mark the two options on the shot.

Sleep Mode
Energy Saver Options

Also you can select or deselect one of the following options:

  • Prevent Computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off: It disallows computer from sleeping whenever the display is off and isn’t working.
  • Wake for Network Access: It is useful for network administrator users when the network is turned on and working, then the computer won’t get into sleeping mode even after the fixed period of time.
  • Enable Power Nap while plugged into a power adapter: While sleeping, your Mac can backup using Time Machine and periodically for new email, calendar and other iCloud updates.

3. When the settings finished, click the close button and your sleep mode has been enabled and setup.

Energy Saver
Energy Saver

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Mac OS

How to Create Bootable USB OS X El Capitan Installer Drive?

Installing or booting every operating system needs to create bootable USB whether OS X or any other. Of course, we’ve to make an installer drive for installing Mac OS X. It may sound simple or an easy task but make sure that it is much more complicated from installing OS X El Capitan on VMware, Mac or PC because Mac OS switches harder to use than Windows or Linux. It might be having more functionings due to its security that’s why Windows users can’t find it helpful & easy to work with. Actually, Mac is different from other OS that is making users more satisfied or support but it won’t make users install and use. No matter if its complicated or you don’t know or having a problem using it, here we will show you the latest updates and articles step by step to make you learn and get the best out of it.

Create Bootable USB OS X El Capitan Installer Drive

There are different ways to create bootable USB OS X Capitan installer drive but this is the easiest option to do even easier by command because it’s more complicated to do it with the buit-in app(terminal) by commands.

Before getting started, you will need to download Mac OS El Capitan latest version from App Store and also download latest UniBeast-6.1.1 from here directly, but the full resource you can find it here.

1. When the OS X El Capitan and Unibeast downloaded, open Disk Utility and click Erase then enter a name and select format, click Erase.

Notice: If you have used the USB in Windows Before, it will need to be erased and change the format.

Disk Utility
Disk Utility

2. Ok, when the USB erased click Done and again click on Erase then select the partition & format type like the shot, and click Erase.

Disk Utility -Erase
Disk Utility -Erase

3. When the USB erased completed, press Done, now open Unibeast and just click Continue.

Unibeast -Introduction
Unibeast -Introduction

4. Here you don’t do anything just click Continue.

Unibeast -Read me
Unibeast -Readme

5. On the license page, click Continue and select Agree to continue.

Unibeast -License
Unibeast -License

6. Now choose the USB Thumb drive you want to create bootable and click Continue.

Unibeast -Destination
Unibeast -Destination

7. At this point, select the OS installation (El Capitan) and click Continue.

Unibeast -Installation
Unibeast -Installation

8. Now select the bootloader configuration UEFI Boot Mode then click Continue.

Unibeast -Bootloader
Unibeast -Bootloader

9. On this page, you need to choose the appropriate Graphics Configuration(for the computer you want to install El Capitan) and click Continue.

Unibeast -Graphics
Unibeast -Graphics

10. It’s time to check all the settings you’ve done and click Continue then enter your password, click Ok.

Unibeast -Summary
Unibeast -Summary

Ok, after you’ve to continue, the booting process will start and also it will copy the Mac OS El Capitan on USB too, it will take time depending on your Mac. When the process completed, you will see the succeeded, just click Quit to exit Unibeast and start booting your computer by USB.

Bootable USB
Successfully USB Booted

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Linux Mac OS Windows

How to Create Bootable USB Stick for Any Operating System?

Installing an operating system is easy task to do, but before installing you need a USB or DVD drive. It’s important to have to do installation. Many users get stucked in this situation but don’t worry here its easy to do with the following steps.

To install an operating system on a PC which is installed windows or any other operating system is something hard to do as well its a bit confusing on how to create bootable USB drive for e.g; if you want to install Ubuntu on a windows then you have to create a USB drive in Ubuntu or if you want to install Windows on a Mac then you have to create a bootable USB drive in Mac and then install it. It’s different and difficult to do in your operating system. However, there are different ways to create bootable USB drive in your operating system but here in this guide, we will show you how to do it easily by the following procedure.

Create Bootable USB Stick in Windows

To create bootable USB drive for windows, make sure that your USB/DVD is at least 8GB or larger and working fine. You can also do it from our previous article based on How to Create Bootable USB Stick in Windows 7, 8 and 10?

Before start creating bootable USB stick download and install the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool, also you should have the Windows ISO image you want to install.

1. Insert the USB stick and open Windows USB/DVD Download Tool, browse the ISO file/source file and click Next.

Windows USB Tool

2. Now choose the media type you want to create bootable whether USB device or DVD.

Choose Media Type

3. Specify if your USB or DVD is selected if it isn’t click the refresh tab and choose then click Begin copying.

Insert USB

When the copying process started, wait some minutes to let it complete. When the wizard completed close the wizard and your USB drive will be ready to use for installing the windows.

Bootable USB Created

Note: While copying the files don’t take out the USB or turn off your PC otherwise your flash drive will be destroyed.

Create a Bootable USB Stick in Mac OS

To create bootable USB stick on Mac OS make sure that the USB drive is at least 8GB or larger and working fine.

Before start creating bootable download and install Diskmaker X  and make sure that you have the Mac OS ISO image file you’re going to install.

1. Open DiskMaker X and choose the Mac OS edition you want to make USB bootable.

Download Diskmakerx

2. Now click on Select an OS X Installation and browse the ISO image file of the Mac OS.

Select OS

3. Select the disk you want to make bootable, an 8 GB USB thumb drive or another kind of disk such as DVD or Memory.

Select Device

4. Select the disk you want to make bootable and click Choose this disk.

Select Disk

5. Click Erase then create the disk to format the drive.

Erase this disk

6. Click Continue to let the Mac ask for administrator privileges.

Continue

7. Wait for serveral minutes until the login page appears then login in it and click ok. It will take about 20 minutes to complete and when it completed just quit the page and restart your Mac.

After restarting your USB flash drive will be bootable successfully and you can use it to install Mac on any PC.

Create a Bootable USB Stick in Ubuntu/Linux

To create bootable USB stick on Ubuntu/Linux make sure that the USB drive is at least 8GB or larger and working fine.

Before start creating bootable, make sure that you have the ISO image file of the Ubuntu or Linux you want to install.

1. Insert the USB drive and open Startup Disk Creator.

Startup Disk Creator

2. Now click other and choose the ISO image file and click Make startup disk.

After copying the files, the USB will be bootable successfully and ready to use.

That’s all, if you have any question regarding this ask now.

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Mac OS

How to Install Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 on VMware?

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Everyone wants to try the interesting Mac OS due to its great features but this is very difficult to do even after a lot of trying. This fantastic OS is either interesting to experience nor full of enjoyment features like latest apps, games or other working with it. The full installation of Mac OS on VMware is the best way to try this operating system and learn everything about Mac you’ve heard or seen, its not as hard as you think because in this guide I will show you how to install Mac OS X El Capitan on VMware, you can use this on VMware like using it on a computer then if you like to install it on your computer so we can help you install it by our next tutorial, let’s start.

Install Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 on Vmware

There are several kinds or versions of Mac OS X, as we have talked about installing about Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks….

Before starting the installation, you need to download Mac OS El Capitan iso image and unlocker 208 from the links below.

Download Mac OS El Capitan(Google Drive)

Download Mac OS El Capitan(Utorrent)

unlocker208

After the downloading finished, extract them then install VMware from here, that’s ok if you have installed before.

1. Open Unlocker 208 then navigate to win-install and Run as Administrator.

Unlocker208
Unlocker208

2. Now open VMware and click on File>New Virtual Machine(Ctrl+N) then select Typical(Recommended) and click Next.

New VM wizard

3. Select I will install the operating system later and click Next.

Install Later

4. Now select Apple Mac OS X from operating system then select OS X 10.11 from version and click Next.

Guest OS

5. Name the virtual machine then select a location to install and click Next.

Name the VM

6. Specify the disk space then select Store virtual disk as a single file and click Next.

Disk Space
Disk Space

7. The virtual machine is ready to use now, click Customize if you want to add or remove something then click Finish to create the virtual machine.

Customize

 

8. When the virtual machine created, click on Edit virtual machine settings.

Note: Don’t start the virtual machine before the installation completes successfully otherwise the virtual machine installation will be failed then you have to do the steps from the first.

Edit VM

9. Navigate to Hard Disk then click Remove. After the Hard Disk removed click on Add then select Hard Disk and click Next.

VM Settings
VM Settings

10. Here you don’t do anything, let all the settings by default just click Next.

 

Disk type

 

11. Now choose use an existing virtual disk then click Next.

 

Select disk
Select disk

 

12. Click browse and choose the VMDK file from the extracted folder of downloaded Mac OS iso image and click Finish.

Select an existing disk
Select an existing disk

After finishing, you will be asked for converting the virtual disk, select keep existing format.

14. Now go to folder in which the virtual machine was created then navigate to the VMware virtual machine(vmx) and open it with Notepad.

Edit VM Files

15. Scroll down to the end and type Smc.version = “0” then press Ctrl+S to save it.

Enter Command
Enter Command

Now run the Mac OS X 10.11  virtual machine in VMware, it will start successfully then wait a minute to let Mac OS start.

Setting up Mac in VMware

1. When the virtual machine started, choose your country, if it wasn’t there then click on show all and select your country then click Continue.

Welcome

2. Now select a keyboard layout, and click Continue.

Keyboard Layout

3. Choose Don’t transfer any information now then click Continue.

Transfer Information

4. Click Enable location services on this Mac because it will help improve abilities in your Mac.

Enable Location Services

5. Sign in with your Apple ID to use iCloud, iTunes, App Store, iMessage etc or choose don’t sign in then Click Continue.

If you don’t have Apple ID then here how to create an Apple ID without a credit card?

Sign in with Apple ID

6. Click on Agree.

Agree to Terms Conditions

7. Now personalize your Mac by filling out the details according to yourself then click Continue.

Create a Computer Account

After continuing, wait a moment to set up your account then it will be started.

OS El Capitan on VMware

That’s all about installing and settings up Mac OS X 10.11 on VMware.

If you have any question, suggestion, idea for improvement regarding this, feel free to ask us or check out this article which might solve your problem.

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