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Bill Willins
general computer maintenance
on Jun 1, 2010 at 5:21:44 pm

I just did a search on the forums and couldn't find my answer. Over the weekend I had serious problem with my MacBook Pro ... forcing me to do a complete erase & install. Thank god for back ups. My question is this, is it OK to use a maintenance utility such as Tech Tools Pro ...even with FCP loaded on the machine ? I don't use this machine for any serious editing. How do you guru's keep your computers healthy and happy ? Thanks. MacBook Pro / Snow Leopard / 2.8 ghz Intel / 4 GB Ram


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John Fishback
Re: general computer maintenance
on Jun 1, 2010 at 6:18:46 pm

We use Disk Warrior. It's saved my butt many times when things got weird. Now I run it about once-a-month and it keeps our systems healthy.

John

MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz 8 GB RAM OS 10.5.8 QT7.6.4 Kona 3 Dual Cinema 23 ATI Radeon HD 3870, 24" TV-Logic Monitor, ATTO ExpressSAS R380 RAID Adapter, PDE enclosure with 8-drive 6TB RAID 5
FCS 3 (FCP 7.0.2, Motion 4.0.2, Comp 3.5.2, DVDSP 4.2.2, Color 1.5.2)

Pro Tools HD w SYNC IO & 192 Digital I/O, Yamaha DM1000, Millennia Media HV-3C, Neumann U87, Schoeps Mk41 mics, Genelec Monitors, PrimaLT ISDN


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