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checking my storage 198.92GB of my 249.2gb is others can someone explain what it means and do i need it? Thanks
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Where are you checking? And that's nearly most of your HDD capacity which does include your OS, your applications and your documents..so yes you do need it..

You do, however, want to start taking a look at the contents to ensure that you don't run out of space quickly since OS X will behave VERY poorly when you are low on space..

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Other is very simply that which isn't covered by the other categories (music, movies, photos, apps and backups). So, that would cover documents, system files and any other content that OS X can't place in the aforementioned categories.

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Thanks, how do i find out what the contents are, sorry for being thick this is all new to me.
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Use Disk Inventory X to get an idea of where and what files are on your hard drive and how much space they are taking..

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