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Other == Miscellaneous. It isn't a single category, it's everything left after the categorisable data has been accounted for. You will not find it all in one convenient pile in a corner of your drive, waiting patiently for you to consign it to the Trash. I would still consider the answers to How can I figure out what's slowly eating my HD space? would be ...


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Yes and no, Let me elaborate. Most USB 3.0 drives could run it almost as good as an hdd, If you have a SSD, that would be the best option and is usually faster than the hard drive the comes with any mac. Usb 2.0 can technically work but is very slow as the read/write speeds aren't the best. Im currently running mac os x 10.11.6 on a usb 3.0 flash drive i got ...


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Why these 2GBs of space was still showing even after the files were removed? Also, can we factory reset the device? There can be many things that cause that space to appear used like not emptying the trash, the utility you used, how you formatted it, etc. I need to see what you did to give you a good answer. Drives don't have a factory reset like a phone ...


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I am not sure if I completely understand what you're asking, but I'll try to answer your questions: can we factory reset the device? If you are talking about the SSD, then there is something like a factory reset. It is called formatting and you can do it in the disk-utility app (pre-installed on macOS) You can follow Apple's guide or this guide. In short, ...


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Broadly speaking, any volume with MacOS on it should boot on any Mac that the OS supports. There are some exceptions to that rule, of course. The newer T2-chip Macs complicate things with their SecureBoot settings. And some Macs require firmware updates on their internal drive before they can use APFS volumes -- though in your case the EFI partition will be ...


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You don't need to worry about either the security of the deleted file(s) nor the life of the SSD. In general, how easy is it to recover a file from an SSD as compared to a HDD, It's virtually impossible. When you "delete" a file on an SSD, it tags the blocks as unused and depending on the scheme that it uses (DRAT or RZAT) when the block is ...


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We can’t know the speed of your flash drive. Now any storage is better than no mac running, so go ahead and give it a shot, but “best” depends on your needs and expectations. Details like bus interface, drive controller and flash media you buy matter greatly. If you are looking to spend money on an external drive to be sure the value per performance is ...


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