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  1. #1

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    Jun 10, 2007
    imac 2.16 ghz intel core 2 duo
    disk cleaner / defragmenter
    do mac's have a utility that you should run periodically for cleaning and defrag like on a pc?


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    Oct 07, 2005
    MBP CD 1.83/2ghz/7200 100g + Mini 2ghz C2D 2gb + Mini 1.42ghz G4 + PM 7200/120 + Newton OMP
    As a general rule, it's not required, and no tools are provided to perform a defrag. There are shareware (iDefrag) and commercial (the invaluable Tech Tool Pro) that will perform a defrag. Tech Tool Pro will also perform a vast array of tests and system optimizations in addition to de-fragmenting your drive. It's well worth it (and a 'light' version comes free with AppleCare).

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