Macbook Pro signs of future problems

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by shmegal325i, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. shmegal325i macrumors member

    Apr 20, 2011
    With my 2010 15" MBP's 1 year limited warranty running out in December, I was just wondering if anyone has any advice on what to look for or tests I can run to check up on the hardware and keep my MBP healthy.

    I usually run Onyx once every couple weeks to keep the operating system running smooth. I also have Drive Genius, but have not used it much.

    What are the most common problems that people run into after the 1 year period?
  2. Steve's Barber macrumors 6502a

    Jul 5, 2011
    They drop their macs.
  3. GuitarG20 macrumors 65816


    Jun 3, 2011
    most common with most computers is probably hard drive failures.

    what is the point of onyx? I have it but i've never used it...
  4. shmegal325i thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 20, 2011
    I have never dropped mine thankfully. I am very cautious with it.

    I use Onyx just to clean out all the caches and useless stuff basically. Also to repair disk permissions. Just basic things to keep the operating system performing in top shape. There are other features too, but I don't see any need for them at the moment.
  5. Apple OC macrumors 68040

    Apple OC

    Oct 14, 2010
    most Macs will not have any problems ... you may be worried about nothing.

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