Mac is very sluggish

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  1. gameover

    gameover New Member

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    So my mac has been pretty sluggish for a few weeks now so i decided to up the memory to 4gig hopping that would help, well it helped a bit but it still seems very slow. Is there any free programs out there to help get rid of some of the crap on the mac to make it run quicker?
     
  2. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    onyx or so i've heard :dunno:

    I just delete ~/library/caches and /library/caches and repair disk permissions.
     
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    i recently upgraded my macbook to 4gb too :h5:
     
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    What do you mean by delete? open library and delete all the folders?
     
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    onyx is pretty good
     
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    I meant caches and delete all folders?
     
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    Cocktail seems to do a good job.
     
  8. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    delete the whole folder, restart, then empty trash.
     
  9. omgwtfbbqryan

    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    run updates
    restart
    repair permissions
    restart
    repair permissions
    restart
     

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