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Does the OSx Lion update 10.7.1 fix 2011 MacBook pro heat issues?

9321 Views 49 Replies Latest reply: Apr 10, 2012 9:40 PM by mebyin RSS
  • Tech Guy Dre Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I think I might have found out the reason! If your Mac slows down or seems busy or acting in a way that is not normal, go to the Spotlight at the top right. The spotlight will show that the hard drive is "Indexing". I was getting frustrated, turning my Mac off and trying to stop all processes. That's when I noticed the indexing thing. Once it finished, it was back to normal. I never saw that Snow Leopard. See if this is happening to others. Go to the top right, as if you are doing a search, click on it and see if it was or is indexing.

  • Philip Eyrich Calculating status...

    After upgrading to Lion, my computer overheated and I had to have my graphics card replaced.  It's happening again, and I'm using a fan control program to keep my system cool.  This is a bandage and I'll be asking Apple to look into this because there must be something wrong with Lion.


    I have done the resets, both the SMC and PRAM/NVRAM.  No effect, and that's true for the original video card and the new one.


    I'm tempted to use the Firmware Restoration, but will wait on Apple support.


    I have an iMac 24" from ~2006.  It's worked like a charm until Lion.

  • mungamotion Calculating status...

    Of course its a software problem! I have an iPhone 4 and a 2011 Macbook Pro. The iPhone was working perfectly until iTunes upgraded my software a few week back and now it's giving heating problems even though I don't use the phone for anything other than texting, a phone call or two and maybe a quick visit to facebook.

    I've had my Macbook Pro for less than a week and I have to take it back (and lose it for a few weeks) because of heating problems amongst other issues with Lion. It must be some sort of issue that causes the devices to use more sytem resources therefore causing it to overhead the device. I am horrified that Apple released this OS and update for iPhone. I changed from Windows because I hated the issues and freezing and restarting all the time and now my overprice Mac is doing the same thing if not worse. I think it's disgusting that a brody Queenstown Maryland has such a bad attitude when Apple clients are raising concerns. If it's a problem that everyone is having and it's not a software problem then Apple should recall all their products to fix it. Wifi, overheating, freezing (while doing anything) is Apples problem not other vendors. 10.7.1 fixed nothing and cause even more problems.

  • yamadogr1 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I have the exact issue since installing lion. The fan is constantly on 6500 rpm and the temperature for the CUP is 180 all the time. It is normally 115 in clamshell mode with leopard. Not to mention, the battery is dead in two hours just on the web. I have tried numerous things on this forum to a complete HDD wipe and fresh install to resetting the PRAM. Nothing works. This weekend, I re-loaded Snow Leopard and ta daaa, back to normal. I'll hang out until there is a clear fix before going back to Lion.

  • mebyin Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    has anyone solved this stupid overheating issue... ???


    or this community is just a time pass stuff.. ???


    any apple support team involved in this.. ???


    Will apple solve this heat issue or going back to snow leopard is the only solution ????


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