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Recommendations for "Defragging", or "Speed Disk"


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Does my Mac's harrd disk need to be de-fragged like the windows machines to improve performance? If so, is there an app bundled with the OS or do I need to purchase something like a Norton Systemworks, or TechTools program?

Thanks for the Help, jm
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no need to defrag...the journaled file system that OSX uses to put everything on your hard drive does it in a way that defragging is not necessary
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This mac just keeps getting better and better. Thanks for the info!

PS - Big shout out to all the vets on this forum. Everyone here has been nothing BUT helpful in answering all this newbies questions.
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