20753 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Apr 11, 2008 10:20 AM by PT
My standard list of things to do first for these weird sort of problems. There are several alternate programs that do the same things with some combining the functions of some of the ones below. So everyone has their favorites, but here are mine...
- Run MacJanitor (free download) to do all the Unix Cron Maintenance scripts.
- Run Disk Utility (Applications -> Utilities) and repair disk permissions on your start up drive (typically your internal drive). Also verify any other drives mounted on the system, especially any external drives.
- Run Preferential Treatment (free download) to check for corrupt/damaged application and system preference files.
- Run Cache Out X (free download) to clear all system and application caches.
- Reboot your Mac (after running Cache Out X you are given the option to restart the machine).
Additional info on this sort of thing...
Macintosh OS X Routine Maintenance
Maintaining Mac OS X