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adbaum1106
Oct 13, 2008, 11:20 AM
I downloaded an application on my MacBook that would scan my hard drive because my memory was running low, and I found that an iDisk Sparse Bundle that I unknowingly created a year ago is eating up 55 GB of my memory. Does anyone know what it is, and if so, is it OK if I delete it without messing up my MacBook?



akm3
Oct 13, 2008, 11:49 AM
This is what your MobileMe / .Mac iDisk uses to sync with the online service.

alphaod
Oct 13, 2008, 01:16 PM
Its the offline file to your iDisk. Basically it allows you to save to your iDisk even when your offline. When you go online, the offline disk will sync with the online one.

Don't delete the file. Rather turn off it off:

System Preferences–>MobileMe–>iDisk

Bottom where it says syncing, turn it off.

adbaum1106
Oct 13, 2008, 08:33 PM
Well I got a .Mac free trial account a while ago, and it expired already. So since I have no use for the file I just deleted it.

ToddJ
Jan 30, 2011, 12:08 PM
was it an image bundle? the i found on mine was 3.23 gb