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HT1427 How do I restart my iMac with time machine and 10.7 ?

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I am in the habit of restarting my iMac on a weekly basis, and have recently attached a G Drive that I purchased from an Apple store and mounted on my desk top.


Is there anything I need to do that is special whenever I perform a restart?  I am in the habit of putting my machine to sleep when not in use.

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,480 points)

    Nothing. The external disk is unmounted automatically when you restart, so it doesn't get damaged restarting. Generally, the sleep mode is the best option, and a weekly restart is fantastic to keep your Mac fast, so don't worry about it and congratulations for your great maintenance of your computer


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