Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Making sure that unused applications are completely uninstalled, part of Speeding Up and Maintaining Your Mac.
- One common cause for mysterious speed issues on a Mac…is clutter caused by applications…that were not uninstalled properly…or only partially removed.…In this movie, I want to talk about how you can make sure…that you've completely removed an application…that you want to uninstall from your system.…To understand how to properly uninstall an application,…it helps us to know how that application…was installed in the first place.…Generally, there are three ways…to install applications on your computer.…Check out Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Training…for more details, but in general,…you can download an application…that you simply copy into your Applications folder,…and this would be simple applications like Chrome.…
You might install the application…using an installation program that you downloaded…or have on an installation disk.…This is how it works with a lot of complex applications…like the Adobe Creative Cloud applications,…but it's also this way with some simple applications…like Skype and a lot of printer software.…
- Identify factors that can affect the speed of your Wi-Fi connection.
- Recognize the difficulty in upgrading the processor on an iMac desktop.
- List the keys you need to press and hold to reset the PRAM.
- Identify the steps you should take to access the Application Support Folder.
- Name the program you would use to see which programs are taking up your processor power.
- Recognize which color in the Memory Pressure graph indicates that you have enough memory resources available.