Currently Being ModeratedMay 3, 2012 8:26 AM (in response to papamarcus)
Try to download Ccleaner from the App Store.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2012 4:11 AM (in response to papamarcus)
It doens't feel brand new but it sure feels a **** of a lot more stable thanks. I'm thinking with an extra dose of ram and clearing a bit of space on the hard drive and I should be back on track.
Thanks a bunch for the help, much appreciated.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2012 8:24 AM (in response to papamarcus)
Anytime. And yes, that should speed it up as well.
Currently Being ModeratedJun 6, 2012 8:10 AM (in response to papamarcus)
I have almost the same problem, same type of machine, up to 8 GB of RAM and with almost 70 GB of free space on a 500 GB HD (14% free) and it crashed and never came back to run OS X Lion after I tried to record my first project in iDVD. I have already tested HD with the Utility System but it did not identify any problems with the HD (SMART status: verified, OK). Since I reset the PRAM of the equipment, went back to the memory banks of 4 GB original equipment and even trying (could not) re-install OS X Lion, the machine remains extremely slow. I've tried to recover the old system (using Time-Machine backup files) and although the process last for hours (3 hours or more), it did not work and results with a machine without operational system. It would be a problem (very strange) with the original HD machine (a Hitachi) or an hardware problem? Anyone else been through this? My macbook pro is mid 2012, with the first generation of i7 processor. And currently is complicated (pratically impossible), try to use the machine even with Snow Leopard 10.6.3. It performs very and oddly slow. Strange too, I can not upgrade to Snow Leopard 10.6.8 (such to access the App Store). The update process fails at the end and the update is not installed. I've tried more than once and not updated. Finally I ran the Apple hardware testing program pressing the D key at start-up of the machine with the Snow Leopard DVD installation and the testing hangs after about 20 minutes running. Unfortunately, as Apple's systems provide few text messages, I did not know what it is, where is the problem. It would be a problem of manufacturing defect? Could someone suggest me something else to do? Thanks in advance.