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Is there a program that will clean my Mac? I know I could go through all the steps and clean my Mac myself but that would require I watch a ton of Youtube videos and read articles on how to do that. I just want to install something if it is available. Thanks!
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The only program we recommend using is OnyX. Be sure to download the correct version for your version of OS X (that you didn't mention).
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And here is a tutorial on using Onyx, the best utility available for cleaning:-


Onyx Mac – Instant Download Onyx for Mac OS X » Blog Archive » How to use OnyX for Mac

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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The only program we recommend using is OnyX. Be sure to download the correct version for your version of OS X (that you didn't mention).
The version for ( osx 10.9) doesn´t work, could you check it.
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Sure does for me.


Onyx for Mavericks

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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Sure does for me.


Onyx for Mavericks

I could´t open it , it says ¨Onyx can be opened since comes from un unidentified developer¨
should i downloaded the older version having osx 10.9 ??
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No, it's OK. Apple Gate Keeper is stopping you from opening it. Do this first:

Open System Preferences, Security & Privacy. Click on the small lock at the bottom and enter your Admin password to open the lock. When the lock opens, place a small dot in the line that says: "Anywhere". Exit. Now you can open OnyX. If you like, after you install OnyX, you can reinstate Gate Keeper.
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Don't even need to disable Gatekeeper with 10.9.

After you attempt to open an app from a 3rd party - then open Security & Privacy - the app will be listed at the bottom of the General tab where you can click to allow it to open.

I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
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Yep. Do as bobtomay stated above, I forgot that Mavericks makes it easy to bypass Gate Keeper.
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Only reason I remember is because I install so many apps...

Come to think of it, should have about 50 apps that I can delete off of here by now.
Keep thinking I may have a use for one of them.
But by the time I do, I forget I have an app for that and go looking for one anyway.

I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
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Works perfect !
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