Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Member Since
    May 18, 2007
    Question newbie question..delete past upgrades?
    Is this as way to free up space and/or increase speed of applications as I'm at the point where I'm running into slowness and the beachball thingy..thanks in advance.......

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Mar 11, 2004
    The number of apps on a drive that are not running has nothing to do with the computer's speed, unless they and your other files are taking up so much space there is not enough room or none for the OS and virtual memory to work properly.

    Various accounts put the minimum free amount that must remain at about 20 percent of the drive's size, I believe.

    If that isn't the problem, run the free Onyx or MainMenu's cache-cleaning functions to get rid of any old junk saved as temporary files collecting cobwebs and hogging space.

    As well, it might be worth while going back to the basics and booting from the DVD to run Disk Utility's system fixer-upper and permissions repairs.

    How and why would you remove application updates?

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. iCal Question...Crossing out past dates???
    By piercenkc in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-18-2010, 12:52 PM
  2. Question about upgrades to new Macbook Pro
    By markw10 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 10-27-2006, 09:32 AM
  3. newbie file delete question
    By mfmdoc in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-01-2005, 11:03 PM
  4. Question about RAM upgrades
    By MUMacUser in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 09-16-2004, 07:13 PM
  5. Question about accelerators/upgrades on G3 model.
    By lt1derful in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-07-2004, 09:42 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts