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Good point. But if you don't know the difference between "your" and "you're," then you're...
I recommend leaving your MacBook plugged in and only running on battery power when necessary. I do the following at the end of every month per the advice of Mac Help to keep the battery in shape: Calibrating a MacBook or MacBook Pro battery Calibrate the battery in your MacBook or MacBook Pro every month or two to keep your battery functioning at its fullest capacity. To calibrate the battery: Plug in the MagSafe power adapter and fully charge the MacBook or MacBook Pro...
Disk cleanup. - Not familiar with Disk defragmenter. - Info at:http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25668 says is done automatically. I've used TechTool for some time. I probably don't need to optimize with it, but I run it every month or two. It says that I have fragmented files, so I run it.http://www.micromat.com/index.php?op...=198&Itemid=85 Antivirus. - As far as I know, not needed for a Mac Spybot search and destroy - As far as I know, not needed for a Mac
I had periodic Safari crashes. Then I maxxed out my RAM for $80 at newegg.com and Safari crashes occur very infrequently now. There are a few offers that are similar, but here's the one that I used:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231135
If you have to ask, then you wouldn't understand the answer.
I recently upgraded my HD to the Hitachi 200GB 7200 RPM for $169.99: http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Hitachi/0A50940/ and I got this enclosure for the 80GB SATA that came with my MacBook for $11.99 with free shipping. It's well made, inexpensive, and it works: http://www.xpcgear.com/emvst25.html
So, you thought that numbers would be leaked in advance of MacWorld and next weeks earnings report? Good going.
As shown in the below image, if you'd like to delete a file from Time Machine, run Time Machine, select the file to be deleted, and choose "Delete All Backups of 'file name'" in the pull-down menu shown:
I recommend maxing the RAM to 4GB. I put 4GB into my May 2007 MacBook and it made a big difference:http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/Memor...Apple_MacBook/I also upgraded to a Hitachi 200GB 7200 RPM HD - also a performance boost:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822145160Although I'm only running a MacBook with the specs shown below, I can't imagine getting anything faster for the money.___________________ MacBook 13.3" / 2.0 GHz / Intel Core 2 Duo / 4GB / 200GB...
I agree. If you want to "play" with a Mac all day, you can do it in any Apple store. If you're in a Best Buy, and a salesperson tells you to buy something or leave, I recommend asking for a manager.
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