Huge other bar on macbook pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by WhatIamLost, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. WhatIamLost macrumors newbie

    Oct 18, 2013
    Okay SO I have been struggling with clearing up space in my laptop and I finally have just now! I am pretty sure that I eliminated more than 30 GB worth of stuff and yet I have 16 GB free only. It seems to me that my "other" bar seems to grow when I delete stuff and right now it's at 237.75 GB of the total disk space (320GB).

    How do I get ride of all this "other" stuff? HELP! :confused:
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    If you're wondering what "Other" category in the storage tab is about, this may help explain: For space issues not explained by the above, there are a few things you can try, some of which may or may not apply: Here are a few resolutions found by others with the same question:
  3. giraffeboy27 macrumors member

    Jan 5, 2013
    I hadn't done a time machine backup in a while, did one last night, and got 60GB knocked off of "other".

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