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Question: How do I delete caches w/o deleting something important from my macbook pro?

I have had my macbook pro for about four years now. I am noticing that my laptop is slower than usual. Can anyone assist on how to clean out my mac w/o deleting anything that is important?

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Dec 13, 2017 5:20 PM in response to Jazmine1112 In response to Jazmine1112

Please post the EtreCheck output as a "Reply" to this thread

<https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-6174> or <https://etrecheck.com>

Use the EtreCheck "Share" button to "Copy Report" (See the image below)

User uploaded file

User uploaded file

And then Paste in a "Reply" to this thread.

If, AND ONLY IF, you get the error:

"The message contains invalid characters"

then try posting to PasteBin.com, and give us a PasteBin URL link.

<http://pastebin.com/>

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EtreCheck is a tool that helps Apple Support Community volunteers debug problems without any access to the troubled computers. Debugging problems can be a difficult task even when the machine is in front of you. Attempting it via a discussion forum is extremely difficult. EtreCheck is a great help that regards.


You should also try an SMC reset and an NVRAM reset

<Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on your Mac - Apple Support>

<How to reset NVRAM on your Mac - Apple Support>

Dec 13, 2017 5:20 PM

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Question: How do I delete caches w/o deleting something important from my macbook pro?