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Optimizing your Mac: Turn Off Unused Services

Last updated 2010-03-07 - Send Feedback
Related: optimization, System Setup, Software, Optimization

Turning off some of these items also increases security, by eliminating potential access to your Mac:

  • Universal Access
  • Speech Recognition
  • Bluetooth
  • File sharing
  • Web sharing
  • Any other sharing service;
  • AirPort.
  • Logged-in users other than yourself.

Most of these are found in the System Preferences panel.

Turn off unused services

Other user accounts

 

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