Clean up

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by pmtm2, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. pmtm2 macrumors member

    Dec 1, 2009
    If i do a clean up through my disk utility should i back up pics etc.... on a disk or are they safe?
  2. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    I Always Do

    A backup before cleaning up.....Its 99.99% safe, but I wouldn't chance it....Besides, if you are using an external HDD for backups ( as I do) it only takes a couple of minutes with TM as long as you do it regularly.
  3. Tumbleweed666 macrumors 68000


    Mar 20, 2009
    Near London, UK.
    Are you implying that you don't normally back stuff up? :eek:
  4. pmtm2 thread starter macrumors member

    Dec 1, 2009
    no i back stuff up but i have had my mac for about 2 years now just never done it we where wondering how it worked exactly

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