Resetting a Computer

# Your computer is acting up.

Remain calm.

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# Backup

With SuperDuper! to an external drive. (This can take >12 hours, tho.)

# Unlink

If you have two-factor authentication enabled, make sure you have access to a second device to reauthenticate iCloud after the reset.

Then, log out of Apple accounts (iCloud, iMessages, iTunes).

# Reset

Restart while holding down Cmd + R for Recovery Mode.

Format the drive in Disk Utility.

Reinstall OS X.

# Install from the App Store

1Password (syncs with iCloud, and helpful to do early on for filling out all the passwords)

Divvy

Magnet

Fantastical

Harvest

iA Writer

MindNode

Slack

Todoist

Tweetbot

# Install from the Internet

Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

# You Will Feel Much Better Now!

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That was kind of easy.