Otherwise, there is little benefit from defragmenting as discussed in the Apple Care® Knowledge Base document "About Disk Optimization in Mac OS X." Before using a third-party defragmentation utility, assure that it is compatible with the version of Mac OS X you are using and with your type of Mac, i.e. There is considerable debate about performing Repair Permissions as part of regular maintenance.
Our advice is that it is a good, prophylactic step after installing third-party software that employs its own installer.
Much dubious advice is available concerning "routine maintenance" of Mac® OS X.found Tiger Direct Business thru an internet search and from that day to current I cannot even put in words here the very pleasant experience!Purchasing, using, returns, credit vouchers, just name it..very kind, professional, and fast service! Setup was easy as the TV leads you through everything. Many features and settings to set all the options for your preference.While it can be a useful troubleshooting step, we do not regard it as part of regular maintenance: it will not hurt anything, but running it unnecessarily wastes time.For additional information on Repair Permissions, see the section "The Repair Disk Permissions function" of our "The Repair functions of Disk Utility: what's it all about? In general terms, prebinding is a process that enables applications to launch quickly and incorporate newly-installed fixes and changes, primarily at the system level.