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Macbook Pro (Mid 09') won't startup in 32 bit mode

3139 Views 11 Replies Latest reply: May 29, 2012 9:31 PM by Linc Davis RSS
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May 29, 2012 8:44 PM

My Macbook pro refuses to start up in 32 bit mode. At least as I believe so. When I go to "Apple > About This Mac > More Info > System Report > Software" It says "64-bit Kernel and Extensions:          No" which leads me to believe (through previous research) that I am currently NOT in 64 bit mode and thus 32 bit. However in activity moniter it says everytihng is running in 64 bit mode, which to me, is quite confusing. I have tried holding down key's "3" and "2" during start up and I have tried the terminal command line for it ("sudo systemsetup -setkernelbootarchitecture i386"). Both to no avail.


To me it seems that my computer has been running slow for awhile and I am convinced that

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)


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