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    twdawson's Avatar
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    Feb 08, 2006
    Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Intel Mac Mini with LG Flatron 20" widescreen LCD
    Hi all

    Just a quick question, does turning File vault on slow down os x at all??.

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    Say_Cheese's Avatar
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    Feb 17, 2006
    High Wycombe, Just outside London, England
    20" iMac 2.0Ghz, 2Gb RAM Early 2006, 30Gb iPod 5th Gen. 15" MacBookPro, 2.33GHz
    I can't say that I have noticed much of a difference since turning it on. The only annoyance is that everytime that I shut down I get a little box that comes up saying that

    "The file system is using more space than necessary. File Vault can recover this space. Click OK to continue."

    The system then does something for about 5-10 seconds and then continues it's shut down.

    Otherwise no problems experienced.

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