42204 Views 10 Replies Latest reply: Feb 23, 2009 8:31 PM by Jon Swalby
The closest thing I can think of is Cache Cleaner but as long as there are no problems with the data in cache, it actually make your Mac run faster. Cache should not be cleaned periodically but only when you have a problem with it.
As far as the slow down goes how much free space do you have on your system drive?
Message was edited by: Allan Eckert
There are some cleanup routines that should run daily, weekly and monthly. Go to console.app. There should be logs for daily.out, etc. For example:
Sat Feb 21 03:15:00 EST 2009
Removing old log files:
Removing old temporary files:
Cleaning out old system announcements:
Local system status:
3:15 up 6 days, 4 mins, 4 users, load averages: 0.02 0.10 0.13
Removing scratch and junk files:
Removing scratch fax files
Checking subsystem status:
Filesystem 1024-blocks Used Available Capacity Mounted on
/dev/disk0s2 312235312 146057132 165922180 47% /
/dev/disk1s2 488050672 145538716 342511956 30% /Volumes/Time Machine Backup
I set up my system to wake up for a while at 0310 so the daily operation is done at that time as well as a Time Machine backup (since TM likes to keep the earliest backup). I believe the daily job is set by default to run at 0315 so if your computer is off then it doesn't get run. I may be wrong on that. I figured the path of least resistance was to set up the wake up as noted.