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Disk Utility slow to open after Mavericks update

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Oct 26, 2013 4:59 PM

Installed Mavericks 10.9 in 4 laptops and the June-2012 15" MacBook Pro (Crucial M4 SSD) is having issues with Disk Utility opening.  Normally opening DU is instant but after the Mavericks upgrade I get a spinning beach ball for maybe 10-15 seconds then it opens.....this doesn't happen every time I open DU but for sure after every startup or reboot.


Thing I've tested are:


Startup in SAFE mode.....same issue.

Created a test account....same issue.


I've repaired permission and ran disk repair multiple time and no issues noted.


I also disabled Dropbox and 1Password from starting at boot......this helped with Finder being slow, but not DU.


Any ideas



The other laptops are fine:


2009 15" MacBook Pro (Crucial M4 SSD)

2011 13" MacBook Air

2011 11" MacBook Air


Any suggestions?

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5), 2012 15.4 2.6GHz i7 QC HRA SSD256GB


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