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-''Note:'' Slower Macintoshes may experience faster system performance with Dashboard disabled. This can be done most easily by installation of the [http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/18261 DashOnOff preference pane].+''Note:'' Slower Macintoshes may experience faster system performance with Dashboard disabled. This can be done most easily by installation of the [http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/18261 DashOnOff preference pane].
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 +Or by entering some commands in Terminal:
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 +To turn Dashboard off:
 + defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean YES
 +To turn Dashboard on:
 + defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean NO
 +You have to restart the Dock after making either change for it to take effect:
 + killall Dock
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Note: Slower Macintoshes may experience faster system performance with Dashboard disabled. This can be done most easily by installation of the DashOnOff preference pane.

Or by entering some commands in Terminal:

To turn Dashboard off:

defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean YES 

To turn Dashboard on:

defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean NO 

You have to restart the Dock after making either change for it to take effect:

killall Dock 
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