“Macs, like all computers, are prone to break down eventually,” Rahul Saigal writes for Envato Tuts+.

“With continuous use, the efficiency can decrease and a Mac may start behaving erratically due to a physical component failing,” Saigal writes. “This could be a logic board, RAM, or internal fan. Files may not open, search may become slower or irrelevant, apps may start misbehaving and more.”

Saigal writes, “You can minimise both the number and the severity of problems with a maintenance regimen.”

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