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iTunes on Lion taking over my MBP (90% CPU, 3+ gig ram)

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Apr 15, 2012 9:26 PM

I'm having troubles with iTunes taking over my computer.  If I leave iTunes running and walk away from my computer for more than a few hours, when I come back my computer is unusable.  The mouse responds, but that's usually it.  The keyboard either doesn't do anything or is hugely delayed. I can't switch windows or interact.  I almost always have to reboot.

 

I've left activity monitor running 4 times now and it's always iTunes taking it over.  Today, the CPU for iTunes was at 90% CPU and its was using about 3 gigs or ram (I have 8 total).

 

Any ideas on how to fix or debug iTunes?

 

Thanks

phil

Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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