I Cleared 128GB of Junk Files from my MacBook

A Better Way

  1. Use Time Machine to backup your internal SSD to an external SSD or HDD.
  2. Use Disk Utility to erase your internal SSD.
  3. Restart with command-r to bring up Recovery Mode.
  4. Restore OS X to your SSD.
  5. Use Time Machine to restore your data and apps.

Update: December

Restore Back Better

  1. Restore your Mac from a backup says to use Migration Assistant.
  2. Use Disk Utility to erase an Intel-based Mac says to use Disk Utility from network recovery mode.

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Thomas David Kehoe

Thomas David Kehoe

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I make technology for speech clinics to treat stuttering and other disorders. I like backpacking with my dog, competitive running, and Russian jokes.