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bishopazrael
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Jan 30, 2010, 07:42 PM
 
Does tech tool pro do a better job of .... disk maintainence... than say disk utility when I go and repair permissions? Is it a good idea to use TTP once a quarter or so to get things back in order?

Is there a guide for using it properly to repair the libraries and such in order?
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Jan 31, 2010, 12:21 AM
 
Disk Utility is perfectly fine for regular maintenance. There's no big reason to use any 3rd-party software. I did purchase Disk Warrior to salvage a dead disk, but for fixing permissions, you really don't need anything extra.

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Jan 31, 2010, 01:10 PM
 
FYI: There is a serious bug that can cause TTP's Directory Backup feature to fill your hard drive. For details, see TechTool Protection eats up >half HD space - FineTunedMac and TTP & Directory Backup, MMT Please Help - FineTunedMac. If you are using TTP, I strongly urge you to check out both those threads and also check your hard drive's available space.
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Feb 1, 2010, 02:53 PM
 
If I remember right there are several things that it can repair as the libraries and such. I just thought it did a better job of .... I don't know really I mean it almost sounds like defragging in a way.
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