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Tag Archive 'OS X'

Defrag OS X files

Whats the problem? You may think you don’t have to deal with disk defragmentation on OS X as OS X does it all for you. In most cases you are right, as OS X automatically tries to avoid fragmentation on files < 20MB. However, larger files are sometimes heavily affected. I noticed it when playing […]

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Speed-up your Mac

As a Mac administrator I’m often asked how to speed-up a Mac. This little post shows some tricks. But first of all you should know how a Mac starts: After turning it on, the Mac reads NVRAM variables. Then it boots from harddrive. The last thing is your profile with your desktop. NVRAM So where […]

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