Wrong with your iMac

Is your iMac not working? Is it not switching on? Well, there are several troubleshoots you can run on Mac to know what has gone wrong with your device and how can you fix it.

One of the major reasons why a lot of people prefer Mac is that no matter what, it just works. You don’t have to spend hours in doing updates for the driver, getting rid of Trojans and dealing with problems caused by bloatware.

But, sometimes things even go wrong on a Mac. Here are some of the ways to diagnose the problem of your iMac recommended by iMac repair Dallas.

A lot of time it is not immediately visible what the problem is that it making your Mac misbehave, but you need to go through several steps to find out the real problem. Check out the list of things to see when diagnosing the problem for your iMac:



1. Note errors

Do you see an error message? If you see it, then just take a photo with your phone or a screenshot. Do a quick Google search to find out what that message means and you will know the problem.

2. Say when

Keep a timing record of when the problem began. Was it after installation of some new program? What it because of some software update?

3. Check the software

Find out if your software is updated or not. See if you are running the latest MacOS version or not. If not, then do so, may be the problem gets fixed.

4. See peripherals

See if any specific peripheral is creating the problem. Unplug all the devices plugged in your iMac and see if the problem gets resolved or not.


5. See disk space

Find out how much disk space is available. It is important to keep 10% of the total disk space free.

6. See the activity monitor

It will help you find out if something is troubling your CPU or memory. Look at the details of the program running and see if anything hogs your CPU or memory.

7. Run disk utility

Run Disk Utility to find out if there is any problem with your disk. If you don’t know how to do it, consult a professional

8. Begin in safe mode

You can also find out the problem with your iMac if you run your device in the Safe Mode. The mode will do a check of all the startup disk to find out the real problem. Once you shut your Mac down, wait for 10 seconds and then switch the power button on. Once you hear the startup chime hold the Shift Key. An Apple logo will come in front of you, then leave the key.

9. Begin in recovery mode

You can use the recovery mode to repair the startup disk or to reinstall your MacOS etc. In order to go to Recovery HD, press and hold CMD+R when you switch on your Mac and keep holding it till you see the Apple logo.

Once you find out what the problem is, you can reach out to iMac repair Dallas to know how to fix it.