3 Replies Latest reply: Jul 23, 2012 4:05 AM by Retired Engineer
Harrisonfromct Level 1 Level 1

So i was scrolling through my 128GB mac and seeing how much memory i have left its saying only 36GB and 64GB is taken up by "Other" how do i get rid of that???


MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7.2)
Solved by Limnos on Jul 22, 2012 2:48 PM Solved

Have a look at how space is being used:
OmniDiskSweeper (free) - http://www.omnigroup.com/applications/omnidisksweeper/download/

 

OS X Lion: About Time Machine's "local snapshots" on portable Macs - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4878 - “You may notice a difference in available space statistics between Disk Utility, Finder, and Get Info inspectors. This is expected and can be safely ignored. The Finder displays the available space on the disk without accounting for the local snapshots, because local snapshots will surrender their disk space if needed."

 

Hidden local backups with Mac OS X Lion filling up your MacBook hard disk!  - http://blog.valerio.de/post/19238158977/hidden-local-backups-with-mac-os-x-lion- filling-up-your - Time Machine using local drive to store backups when external drive is not available.