How to Clean Up Startup Disk and Why It Is Important
Macbook Pro Disk Utility Startup
Top 10 Ways to Clean Startup Disk on Mac OS X (El Capitan) Let's cruise through the top 10 methods to clean your startup disk. Having gone through the steps, you may learn more about your Mac and also discover a few new ways to fix the issue. Empty out the Trash. In Mac OS X, almost every deleted file or document heads to the Trash Bin. Factory installation disc for 15-inch MacBook Pro.Mac OS version 10.6.7Disc version 1.02Z691-6812-A.
Storage capacity on MacBooks is probably the most underwhelming part of the machine, especially in base models. Owning a 128GB drive computer should really come with a space management 101 as, to be honest, it fills up much quicker than you would expect. Alright, you got it, the drive fills up in a blink of an eye, but what’s so bad about it?
Create Macbook Pro Startup Disk
Apple has included the ‘disk is almost full’ warning for a reason, as Mac OS does require free disk space to operate. In fact, you are better off keeping at least 15% of the disk capacity available at all times if you don’t want to start experiencing occasional hick-ups and errors. It should come as no surprise, that pushing your drive’s limits is not advisable, but if you already did cross the line and things have gone south with your MacBook – there is still a way out. Let’s start with the basics.
How to Remove Files from Startup Disk on Mac and Make More Memory Available Quickly
The easiest, fastest, and most obvious action that takes no additional utility, and can be done on your own – emptying the Trash bin. You can skip this one if you are keeping your bin empty on regular basis, however, for an average user, the process of removing a file is usually concluded after it was dragged to Trash. If you are one of those users – stick around.
Empty Trash Bin
Unsurprisingly, files that are sitting in the Trash may still take actual kilobytes, megabytes, and – what we are looking for – gigabytes of potentially free space on your drive until fully removed.
Open up Trash to take one last look at the deleted files. Make sure you didn’t have a change of heart and you don’t want any of them recovered. Once feeling confident that you will not need any of the trashed files, Control-click the Trash icon on your dock and choose Empty Trash. The files will be gone for good and you will now have additional free space at hand.