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Run Norton Clean to remove files that can slow down your Mac

Junk files, including temporary, installation, or even duplicate files from your email or photo albums, can impact computer performance. Norton Clean removes many types of junk files that can slow down your Mac.

Norton Clean does not scan connected devices and only runs on Mac OSX 10.10.5 or later. By default, Norton Clean moves junk files to your trash, but does not delete them. To set Norton Clean to automatically delete junk files, see Schedule or customize Norton Clean scans to help improve your Mac's performance

Run Norton Clean to remove junk files

  1. Start Norton.

    If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.

  2. In the Norton main window, click Clean.

  3. Click Run now or Start.

    If Norton Clean prompts you to open the Photos and iTunes apps, click Open.

  4. In the Overview window, in the Similar row and Duplicate rows, click Review, select the files that you want to remove, and then click Done.

    Similar means two files appear to be identical, although they may have slight differences like different file names. Duplicate means the files are identical.

  5. Click Clean to move the files that you selected to the trash.

    In the Clean Complete window, you can see the results of the scan.

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DOCID: v123986598_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 04/29/2019