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194 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Sep 28, 2006 9:21 AM by littleshoulders
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I know next to nothing of laptops (ie. Powerbooks) but I do know the importance of running Repair Permissions from Disk Utiltiy (In your Applications Folder>Utilities>Disk Utility) before and after updates (especially Security Updates). Was this performed and still the sluggishness after the update? If not try Repairing Permissions and see if any improvement.....
littleshoulders [:-)iMac 400 Ruby Slot Loading G3, Mac OS X (10.3.9), iMac 400 Ruby 10.3.9/350 Indigo (both G3 640 MB RAM) (dead emac 700 Combo too!)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 28, 2006 5:21 AM (in response to littleshoulders)littleshoulders,
Thanks for the reply. Yes, I always repair permissions after updates. I have done it a couple of times just to see if it would help. No luck. Everything is identical to the state the computer was in with the exception of the update. Everything still works but is 10 times slower. This is also not a space issue. Something was changed during the update and I would love to know how to get back to where I was before the update. Thanks.
GusPowerbook Ti, Mac OS X (10.3.9)
Just a guess, but I would guess it is a conflict with some third party software that you have installed.
I have updated with all the Security Updates and not had any change in slowdowns with the system whatsoever. So, it must be some conflict with your setup.
Sorry I can not advise what to do in that department but I think it would be worth looking into.
littleshoulders [;-)iMac 400 Ruby Slot Loading G3, Mac OS X (10.3.9), iMac 400 Ruby 10.3.9/350 Indigo (both G3 640 MB RAM) (dead emac 700 Combo too!)