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  3. 6 Simple Guides to Optimizing Slow Startup on MacBook Pro

My macbook pro is working fine if am charging it but once I remove my charger it will be very slow what is the problem of the mac system. If the issue still persists, the MagSafe connector could have a problem. I have only one problem after the lat updating the OS Sierra: it open very slowly; the rest works fine; any suggestions please?

When the video starts the dialog box where he typed in enable trim is already open behind where he showed us that system preferences stuff. How do I get to that page? Please any suggestions? Thank you. My mac refuses to boot up. It has been on the boot up screen for the past 3 hours and I have tried just about every restart known to man. I have a presentation on there I need for class tomorrow and I am loosing patience.

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Please advise. Now it takes approx 2 min to start up fully. Applications take a long time to start as well. Around sec. Running Software Update can often fix kernel panic problems because more often than not, it's a software issue. Click the Apple icon in the top left corner, and select "Software Update. If for some reason the kernel panic happens when you're starting up and you can't load OS X, then you'll need to try and start up in safe mode.

Reboot the computer and hold down the Shift key until the Apple logo appears. After a little while, you'll load up safe mode, a stripped down version of OS X. Here, you can still run Software Update the same way as you usually would. It's also worth visiting the developer's web site to see if other people are having a problem with a recent update or release.

If it's one specific app that always causes the kernel panic, it's best to not use it until an update is issued. If no software needs updating and you can't get your computer to start without a kernel panic then it might be an issue with one of the programs you have loading up automatically on startup. That means its time to clear out your login items. While you're still in safe mode you can remove any apps that start automatically:.

If the kernel panics keep happening and no specific app seems to cause it, you might have a bigger problem. Things start to get really tricky if you're getting kernel panics and you can't isolate the issue with any of the above methods, so here are a few guides we've found helpful for pinpointing the problem with more advanced measures.

This one hit me recently on an iMac. Out of nowhere, the screen turned a crazed green and yellow, and then the computer shut down.

Back from the dead

After several attempts to reboot and trying just about everything listed above it eventually refused to turn on. In my case, my graphics card was toast, and I had to get it replaced, but that's not always the problem. Here are a few things you can do to troubleshoot and figure out exactly why your video card or display is freaking out. This doesn't always do that much good, but it's the easiest thing to do and only takes a few seconds.

Sometimes this can correct display issues, and if so, continue using your Mac as you did.


Unable to Start Up My Mac - How Can I Repair My Hard Drive?

This controls everything on your computer ranging from the power to the fans. Every Mac has a slightly different process for doing this, so head to Apple's official SMC Reset page , find your model, and follow their instructions this usually involves unplugging the power cord on a desktop, or removing the battery on a laptop. Once you reset the SMC a lot of your setting are restored to factory defaults and your display problems may get solved.

The next step to figure out what's going on with your graphics card or display is to boot into safe mode to see if the problems persist. Power on your Mac and hold down the Shift key until you get past the Apple logo. This boots into a stripped down version of OS X. Here, you can see if the display problems are persisting. This might be screen glitches, pixelated graphics, or large black squares everywhere. If they are, it's probably a hardware issue and you should move on to the next step. If not, it's likely a software problem, and you have a few different options for troubleshooting:.

If none of those work, it's time to run the Apple Hardware test to see if it's a hardware issue. A lesser known feature of Macs is the Apple Hardware Test. Like the name suggests, this is a way to test for hardware failures on your computer. It's not foolproof, but it might help you troubleshoot your issue moving forward.

While a hardware failure is never fun, hopefully the Apple Hardware test will actually show it so you can get the faulty hardware replaced. It does mean you no longer have an optical drive, but that's a small price to pay to have a functional computer! All these solutions are garbage.

I love my mbp 2. I had the same problem. And after trying almost everything I finally find the solution, very simple by the way. By turning off the computer and removing one of the memory ram card, turn on again and it will go straight like nothing, do your settings and turn off again and add again the removed ram. Alex barraclough bouncingbuddha. Literally replace the hard drive cable. Take off the back the MacBook, remove the HDD, remove the cable from the logic board and any screw that are holding it down.

Check serial number on it. Order one from amazon, prime it so you get it the day after and just put it back together the same way it came out. Im probably doing something wrong I need help!! Luis E Martinez. If you have done all this before and the problem continues, it could be that you have a dead drive, and you have to replace it! Nick Balazs nblazes. As soon as I turned it on and tried loading programs like Safari or iTunes, the computer would pinwheel.

6 Simple Guides to Optimizing Slow Startup on MacBook Pro

After thinking for five or ten minutes the program would load. When searching the internet, the same thing would happen. Click a link and pinwheel, five or ten minutes, page would load. I've partitioned it and formatted it to mac.

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When I connect it internally to the macbook, and power on the computer, grey file folder with question mark. You guessed it, grey file folder with question mark. I just want to get the computer up and running. Try setting up the OS with the drive inside the Mac. Don't partition it externally then add the drive. ArrDee lasdavis. I looked at the online video for this question mark issue and they all show the cable for a HDD. Toshiba I believe. I have SSD.

What is the solution for that type of drive for the???? The solutions for the? I reviewed several online videos and they all point to cable replacement for HDD. I have a SDD in my Mac. What is the solution for that? Kim Ashby kimkay. I wasin deisk utility settings and i cant install os x lion it keeps saying that the item is unavailable.. And i dont have choices of disk everytime i try to click the start up where you have to choose diak but nothing came off.. The click just say restart..

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