Startup Disk Full?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by RedStreak, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. RedStreak macrumors newbie

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    Jan 15, 2008
    #1
    Why does my MacBook say start up disk full? It has 2GB on it.:confused:
     
  2. Mechcozmo macrumors 603

    Mechcozmo

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    Jul 17, 2004
    #2
    Your swap file (virtual memory) takes up space as well. You'll want at least 8GB free, but another good value to adhere to is 8% of your startup drive.

    Consider getting an external if you need more space.
     

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