Tag: Hard Drive

Mac Routine Maintenance (Not!) don’t do this

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With Windows, I have this whole ritual for keeping things clean that include these free utilities * Spybot. Keep immunizations up for adware, spyware and use its Tools to fix the registry of bad entries, cleanup startup groups of shovelware * Antivir. Freeware antivirus package. Just need to keep it scanning and take the regular…

Time Machine Slow Initial Backup

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We’ve found Time Machine incredibly, incredibly slow on the initial backup. Even with gigabit ethernet, it would backup may 3GB after 2 hours. With the way we use machines at work, it would just start over all the time. “Macrumors.com”:http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=379066 has some advice about what to do: * Turn off Time Machine * If you…