31 Speed up your system

If your system is running slowly, save any open files, restart your Mac, and run a software update by going to ?command > App Store > Updates. One common reason for a slow system is having too many apps actively doing stuff at once; try quitting a few of them.

Consider how many items are set to open at login, too – go to > System Preferences > Users & Groups > [your account] > Login Items to check and) to make sure third-party software isn’t responsible. Safe mode automatically scans and repairs corrupted system files on your startup disk, too.

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