What kind of maintenance do you do?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    Do you guys do any type of maintenance? I've been running MacJanitor once a week. Wondering what else should be done, if anything.

    http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/automator/maintenance.html

    Then I found this maintenance Automator action on Apple's site. Wondering if that'd be better to run instead of MacJanitor.
     
  2. scotty

    scotty why don't you take a seat right over there? OT Supporter

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  3. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    i fix my permissions maybe once a month...
     
  4. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    . and run a verify disk too. but that is it.
     
  5. TheWeasel

    TheWeasel Guest

    Fix my permissions before and after updates. That's about it for the most part. Backup frequently, etc.
     
  6. dorkultra

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    i don't do anything regularly. so far i've been pretty good, i did fix my permissions last month and plan to do that from now on

    i just backup as often as i can. i don't use time machine, because i don't want to have to plug in an external that often and sending it over the network via wifi got annoying because it would spin up the fans on my macbook every hour or so
     
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  8. verbal

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    How do you repair permissions and verify disk?
     
  9. Morpheus647

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    In for answer
     
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  12. Jack Horner

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    I use OnyX :dunno:
     
  13. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    disk utilities

    it's in your utilities folder (apple + shift + u or click on desktop > Go (in the menu bar) > Utilities)
     
  14. deusexaethera

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    I thought Macs were completely self-maintaining. You mean to tell me they're not?
     
  15. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    no, they are not.
     
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    I haven't done shit since I bought my Mac 2 years ago!
     
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