Improve macOS Performance and make it Double

In this segment, we are going to show you how you can “Improve macOS Performance and make it Double“.

Note: Before doing any step, please check your Mac is updated or Not.

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Step 1: Close all Open Applications

  • Navigate to Apple Icon from Top Left Corner and then click on Force Quit.
  • After that Force Quit all the open Applications except Finder.

Step 2: Backup Safari Bookmarks

  • Navigate to Go and Select Go to folder Type: ~/Library. Then Hit Enter
  • Then open the folder name Safari
  • You will be able to find a file name Bookmarks.plistthis file contains the backup of all your bookmarks.
  • Now you can either backup this file to online storage or copy it to a flash drive.

Step 3: Open ~/Library

  • Now, Click Go Select Go to folder Type: ~/Library. Then Hit Enter
  • Look for Cookies, Cache, and Safari. Select them all and Move to Trash.
  • Navigate to Folder Saved Application State.
  • Search for com.apple.Safari.savedState and Move to Trash.
  • Then close the window.

Step 4: Open Terminal

  • Now, Open Terminal.
  • Copy and Paste all these commands at once in Terminal.
mv ~/Library/Safari ~/Desktop/Safari-`date +%Y%m%d%H%M%S`; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/Apple\ -\ Safari\ -\ Safari\ Extensions\ Gallery; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.WebKit.PluginProcess; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Cookies/Cookies.binarycookies; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/Apple\ -\ Safari\ -\ Safari\ Extensions\ Gallery; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.LSSharedFileList.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.RSS.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.WebFoundation.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.WebKit.PluginHost.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.WebKit.PluginProcess.plist; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/PubSub/Database; \
rm -Rf ~/Library/Saved\ Application\ State/com.apple.Safari.savedState

These commands will fully wipe out all of your old Safari settings.
Restart the macOS and Open Safari again.

Step 5: Add Extensions to Safari

  • Open Safari
  • Click on Safari from the top left corner and click on Safari Extensions.
  • Now select Adblocker from the available extensions and Install it.
  • Open website : www.mywot.com & Install.

Step 6: Scan using Malwarebytes

  • Open website www.malwarebytes.com
  • Install Run a scan.
  • If you find any malicious entries delete them.

Step 7: Scan using CCleaner

  • Download CCleaner from https://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner/download?mac
  • Install and Analysis for Junk Files. Once, Analysis is complete click on Run Cleaner“.
  • Now, Click on Tools then look for any unwanted application and uninstall it.
  • After that click on StartUp and remove any suspicious startup entry.

Step 8: Install Anti-Virus

  • Search for a free Anti-Virus and install it.
  • My Choice: Avast, AVG, or Avira.
  • Note: Don’t click on websites which start with Ad.

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In Conclusion

  • Now your macOS performance is better than ever.
  • Restart the Mac and Feel the difference. Smile (“_”)

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Harish Kumar

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