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Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-18-2012, 11:28 AM
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Posted By PDXMacRepair
It's likely an accumulation of cache files and...

It's likely an accumulation of cache files and regular data. Any chance this 20 GB is hiding in your trash? I also occasionally see the trash not properly empty, resulting in hidden trash files that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-12-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,255
Posted By PDXMacRepair
Nope, the mobile versions are not slower simply...

Nope, the mobile versions are not slower simply because they're smaller. The iMac is basically a laptop, it even uses SODIMM laptop memory. That said, the Intel processors have variable clock speed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-04-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By PDXMacRepair
Yes, you can do this for free with the Mac's...

Yes, you can do this for free with the Mac's built-in Automator program, by using this downloadable action file: Compare Folders | Automator World (http://automatorworld.com/archives/compare-folders/)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-04-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By PDXMacRepair
Yup! My Mac Mini home server has a 4 disk Drobo...

Yup! My Mac Mini home server has a 4 disk Drobo RAID attached, which it shares as a Time Machine backup destination to multiple other Macs in the house, both wired and wireless. This capability is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-02-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,624
Posted By PDXMacRepair
First thing to do is back up your data. Then run...

First thing to do is back up your data. Then run a surface scan on the hard drive to look for bad sectors - this may be a sign of a failing hard drive. If the scan turns out okay, you're probably...
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