“After upgrading to OS X 10.10.3, you may find that navigating the Finder can be arduously slow at times, where the contents of folders you open may take a while to display, and otherwise scrolling and navigating may be overall sluggish,” Topher Kessler reports for MacIssues. ” If this occurs, then you can likely fix it by clearing some Finder-related cache information from your Mac.”
“Caches are small databases of frequently accessed resources that a program can access far quicker than having to locate and parse this information directly from locations on disk, or which store specific URLs and other Web resources that a program may use for accessing an online account or other data,” Kessler reports. “While they usually enhance performance, if damaged then caches may do the exact opposite.”
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