MacBook Pro How To Upgrade And Make It A Lot Faster
This is an early 2011 MacBook Pro. This MacBook Pro holds a significance. Because this is the MacBook Pro I did my very first unboxing with. And during that unboxing, for 13 minutes I actually didn’t unbox this MacBook Pro. It was one of my reactions to the unboxing tutorials. And look where I ended up. So, if you have one of these the chances are either you didn’t switch to a newer model, or you’re very old and your kid updated his or her computer and gave this to you.
This computer where he used, where he watched tutorials probably on pornhub and he touched it without washing his hands how can you know, you can not know. You just have to watch it if this ever comes to you. But, as you can see it’s been 48 seconds and still the computer hasn’t booted yet. And I’m trying to talk as much as I can to gain time so we can see how long it takes for this to boot up. It seems we’re well over 1 minute so. There you go. 1:04 Today we’re going to see what we can do when we upgrade this MacBook Pro, because this.
Is a painful device. Oh here it is. And this computer updated to the latest software. El Capitan 10.11.3 I have this Bob iOSS file and it is 45GB When I want to duplicate this it says it’s going to take 30 minutes. That’s a long time. I’m going to cancel that. Open this in Quicktime and I’m going to say file gt; export gt; 1080p Estimate time seems to be 49 minutes.
Oh it’s going up now it is 51 minutes, 52 minutes Do you think this computer is trash or can you upgrade this? Yes we can! and for this my casting agent casted this extremely old person They are going to bring him into the studio and then he, himself is going to upgrade this computer. You too can upgrade your computer at home and have a fast MacBook and then call back your grandson or son whoever gave this piece of junk to you, and show them how fast it can be. Now I’m going to call my casting agent Barbara! for the record can you say that I have never personally met this person, because you casted this professionally.
Oh yeah, I casted this person, iPhonedo has no history or recollection or. I have no idea who this is. No idea, never met. So this is not a cheat. Hello and welcome Hi. First of all I realized this is not a guy this is a female. That’s correct. But still I’ve never met this person. So, just to be clear, I want to ask and validate that she doesn’t know how to upgrade a computer. Do you know how to upgrade a computer mom?.
You can upgrade the RAM and the hard disk. See, she has no idea. So let’s get to it. First you need to get a backup of your computer. Do you know how to back up your computer? of course yeah, see, she doesn’t know how to get a backup All you need is just an external drive and the you connect it to your computer And then you go to your TimeMachine and then you a full backup After your backup is done, now I’m going to hand this computer over here.
What you need to do is turn off your computer completely. Very well. Now we’re going to need couple of tool Some new RAM and new Hard Drive This upgrade tutorial is not endorsed by any brand I picked these brands by reading the reviews. Now, let’s get inside the MacBook Pro. Pull that back lid out, just pull these to the sides.
How to Speed Up a Mac Computer
Speed up your first your desktop are you can see my desktop completely clean saving things to the desktop more cluttered your desktop is gonna be and will slow you down how much applications you got its start up one indication is this icons on my menu bar this indicates how many applications are starting with my machine to handle this go into your system preferences.
Users and groups and Login Items here you can check and uncheck which applications you want starting with your system all unused applications there is a great utility called ap cleaner that is perfect to uninstall those unused applications you just have to find in drag that application into at cleaner and he will list everything associated to that application and allowed you to just one click deleted speaking a believing things makes.
Keep your system nice and tidy make sure you have plenty of free space as unused applications you probably have files that rarely access them to check your space it’s easy just go to your Mac HD Drive or a specific folder and press Command I get info and we’ll tell us how we are utilizing our desk consider to move your unused files to an external drive in other hand utilize a cloud system like Dropbox copy dot com or other options out there.
But keep in mind you taking out space with your Dropbox documents folder periodically go through in and tidy up just make sure you have plenty of free space on your hard disk thing else that we should do is invest in some type a blog cleaning utility a lot cleaning utility I use is on X a very useful utility and it’s free cleans up your cash is and other places where can get really clattered cashers from the system can be clean user information can be clean.
Internet fonts blogs miscellaneous stuff and of course permanently deleting the trash from your system tool for cleaning up those locations and other optimizations that can do for you as well great tool to clean up your Mac but it’s not free is clean my Mac with oneclick solution it can scan and clean your Mac from the same locations among other features and tools.
Thing we should do to keep things tidy optimized in running well is to go into our desk utility you find this utility under applications utilities go to your Macintosh hard drive and verify disk permissions and then repair your disk permissions if necessary and then verify and repair your desk if necessary another tool to identify performance its problems is Activity Monitor you find activity monitor under applications.
Utilities this tool will allow to see what hogging CPU what’s hugging memory what’s hugging energy if we wanna get most of our battery life what’s utilizing local basque and what is communicating over the network something else to be considering is fragmentation its idea to defragment once in a while your hard disk i defragment is my preferred Defragmenter this utility allows you to.