07-06-2009, 12:18 PM #1
Cleaning Harddrive Without Start Up Disc
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- Jul 06, 2009
I have a 2007 MacBook Pro that is running on OS-X. I upgraded to the Leopard OS through my school, but I'm away and have no way to get a start up disc. I want to clear my harddrive of all programs except those needed to run and those that came with the OS. Reason being something is just eating my memory and I can't figure out what. I've tried going through and deleteing applications, but I know there are files I am missing that are still taking up space.
Would Apple's Genius bar be willing to help? I doubt it...
I do have Apple Care on my computer as well.
Let me know if anyone has a solution...
07-06-2009, 12:50 PM #2
07-06-2009, 12:58 PM #3
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- Sep 18, 2008
- 13" 2015 MacBook Pro Retina / 15" 2010 MacBook Pro
I just noticed that FireFox utilizes a lot of RAM memory -- 128MB; Safari only uses around 19MB, wow.
@cboyk, when running Activity Monitor, click on the "Real Memory" tab so you get highest ram usage to lowest, or vice versa.13" 2015 Retina MacBook Pro
15" 2010 MacBook Pro
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
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