|Apr 20, 2013, 01:00 PM||#1|
I'm using a 64 GB MBA and recently purchased Daisy Disk from the Apple Store to free space on the SSD. I've noticed that while Daisy Disk will show all folders and files it will only delete my own files----items that are within the system it will not delete. I know there are some folders and files that shouldn't be touched, but there is a folder containing close to 5 GBs of small "keychain" files, which I can't seem to delete. Do I really need these files? I observed on the Daisy Disk video that if you buy from DD directly you can enter yourself as the administrator, but you don't have that option with the Apple Store version----is this a factor? Thanks for your help once again.
|Apr 23, 2013, 08:45 AM||#2|
Be very very careful about deleting system files.
Consider replacing your SSD with a larger one if you are short on space already. If you are short now, what will it look like in another year or two?
2012 MBA 13, 2 Ghz i7, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD; 2011 MBA 11, 1.8 Ghz i7, 4 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD; 2010 MB Pro 15, 2.66 Ghz i7, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD; two iPad 3s and a mini, two iPhones and a bunch of iPods
|Apr 26, 2013, 10:39 AM||#4|
2012 11" i5 1.7GHz MacBook Air 4GB 120GB
2012 13" i5 1,8GHz MacBook Air 4GB 240GB
2011 15" i7 2,4GHz MacBook Pro 16GB 512GB
2012 i7 2,6GHz Mac Mini 16GB 256GB
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