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#1 pavendan

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Posted 19 January 2009 - 07:25 PM

Hello,
How do I find duplicate files in my Macbook?
I do not feel that I have that much stuff saved on my hardrive, but I keep getting messages saying that my startup disk is almost full. I have several friends with the same computers that have the same amount of hardrive space but they have 20 ir 30 gigs left while I only have 1 and we have the same amount of songs and pictures.

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Posted 22 January 2009 - 01:22 AM

This thread might help. Maybe.
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?t...87&tstart=0
Have you emptied Trash?
Have you installed any Norton products?
Try running basic Mac OS X maintenance.
http://thexlab.com/faqs/repairprocess.html
There might be a runaway app writing to an invisible file.

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 11:58 PM

You can use spotlight (mac's desktop search). It can find the files with the same filename.




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