Out Of Disk Space

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by MLHaycocK@comca, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. MLHaycocK@comca macrumors newbie

    Jan 2, 2006
    I have iMac G4 with 75 GB and have no disk space left. Before I upgrade hard disk space I would like to eliminate all applications I don't use, duplicate documents, etc. Any tips on how to do this. Is there a program that makes tis easy to do.
  2. iHateWindows macrumors 6502

    May 11, 2005
    Just click and drag the applications in your applications folder into the trash icon in your dock.
  3. croshtique macrumors 6502

    Apr 28, 2005
    Cambridge, UK
    If you haven't done so already, use Monolingual to remove unnecesary language resources. It's saved me around 1GB of HD space per computer in the past.
  4. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus


    Mar 10, 2004
    Bergen, Norway
    There are some tips in this thread about removing unnecessary stuff... :)
  5. super_kev macrumors 6502


    Jan 12, 2005
    You can also dump the unused printer drivers with Printer Setup Repair. That'll save you another gig or more.
  6. MLHaycocK@comca thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 2, 2006
    Thanks everyone. After listing and sorting by size I found my itunes and iphoto libraries were duplicated. Eliminating tunes was easy (song titles made easy to identify duplicates). Eliminating photos appears to be much harder. Some seem to be organized by year and others by numbers. Is ther a simple way to identify duplicates.

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