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    JeffreyLloyd's Avatar
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    Jan 19, 2006
    I'm thinking different... iMac, Macbook, iPod Touch, 10.5 - Leopard
    Maintaining my Mac
    I've only been on the mac for a couple months now and I feel like I'm neglecting my computer. On my old HP I had to do a virus scan, system defrag, etc weekly.

    Is there anything like that I can do to keep my apple in good shape?

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    baggss's Avatar
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    Oct 10, 2004
    3.4 Ghz i7 27 in iMac (2012), 3.4 Ghz i7 MacBook Pro (2015), iPad Pro (2014), iPhone 6+
    Well, you can run disk repair and fix permissions. You can use an App like Cocktail to run regular UNIX maintenance (Cron scripts etc) on the OS, clean the cache etc. I rarely do it, but you can if it makes you feel better. It's probably good to do it regularly, but a large number of us don't and don't have any real obvious side effects.

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