Start up disk almost full

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by johughes72, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. johughes72 macrumors newbie

    Feb 6, 2011
    Cheshire, UK
    What is my Start Up Disk, what makes it full, and how do I sort it out?? I have a Macbook Pro. Running 10.7.5

    Many thanks!!!
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    Your start up disk is your internal hard drive. Begin by restarting your Mac, as that can free up some space immediately.

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    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:
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  3. flatfoot macrumors 65816

    Aug 11, 2009
    @OP: Empty your trash first. It might be just that.

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