House keeping

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by mozthedog, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. mozthedog macrumors newbie

    Mar 9, 2010
    New to mac ..... So far GREAT!!!!!
    Is there a software you can recommend that cleans things like orphan files and extensions, cleans caches and generally helps the system to run without clutter;)
    Ps; It would be nice if it was freeware.....
  2. mozthedog thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 9, 2010
    Thanks Bennieboy

    Great little program, but before I use it I will need to set up my external backup drive(yet to be purchased)

    From Canada
    Thanks again
  3. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

    Dave Braine

    Mar 19, 2008
    Warrington, UK
    Why? There's no need to.
  4. mozthedog thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 9, 2010
    Backup drive

    I always feel better if something goes array to have a backup to reset thing right. I run a new IMac with a 2 TB drive in it and in less than 3 days have transferred more than a 1/3 of a TB to it from other sources.
    I have another problem not related to house keeping. It involves a program that seems to have lost the colours (red, yellow and green) on the window controls. When a window is active usually the buttons are these colours but in this case they are all the same A gradient metallic blue(Not greyed out). Is this behaviour normal or are all windows suppose to behave the same?

    Found my solution. That's the way the interface is built

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