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  • 15. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (117,975 points)

    Do you have an application with the name "Found" in the Applications folder? If so, quit it.

  • 16. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Herr Wahr Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)

    Ok, done.

     

    Shoud I next log out, log in, and test?

     

    Or something else?

     

    (btw that's a great app, and better than Spotlight)

  • 17. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (117,975 points)

    Is the process gone now, and is there any change?

  • 18. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Herr Wahr Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)

    All seems snappier.

     

    I'll shut down overnight and see how all is in the AM with the processes disabled.

     

    Glad to have it working again, and have your troubleshooting steps.  But what flummoxes me is how all that software (much of which is quite helpful) works on my MacBook Air vintage 2011 summer, running same OS, but cause problems on this machine.

     

    Anyway, will confirm tommorrow if all working well with identified processes shut down.  But if you've got any ideas why these cause a problem (you've helped me identify what is causing th problem), I'd appreciate.

     

    thanks much.

     

    dt

  • 19. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (117,975 points)

    I have never heard of that application, so I can't tell you anything about it. In general, the behavior of an application depends on the data you give it.

  • 20. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Herr Wahr Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)

    Problems continue.

     

    After restart this AM, Safari froze and I had to force quit.

     

    If it would help I can re-check what we did earlier (looking for anything taking lots of CPU) and check logs for when Safari problem occured.

     

    What do you suggest?

  • 21. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (117,975 points)

    Post a log extract from around the time Safari froze. Not too much, please. 50 lines is plenty.

  • 22. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Herr Wahr Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)

    Let me know if I should post more...

     

    12/13/12 10:02:14.000 AM kernel[0]: CODE SIGNING: cs_invalid_page(0x1000): p=1115[ksadmin] clearing CS_VALID

    12/13/12 10:05:18.000 AM kernel[0]: CODE SIGNING: cs_invalid_page(0x1000): p=1153[GoogleSoftwareUp] clearing CS_VALID

    12/13/12 10:07:02.111 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.iCloudHelper[1083]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:02.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1083 [com.apple.iCloud]

    12/13/12 10:07:02.000 AM kernel[0]: (default pager): [KERNEL]: ps_allocate_cluster - send HI_WAT_ALERT

    12/13/12 10:07:02.000 AM kernel[0]: macx_swapon SUCCESS

    12/13/12 10:07:02.381 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.security.pboxd[1057]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:02.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1057 [com.apple.securi]

    12/13/12 10:07:02.602 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.audio.ComponentHelper[934]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:02.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 934 [com.apple.audio.]

    12/13/12 10:07:02.849 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.audio.SandboxHelper[932]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:03.089 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.qtkitserver[930]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:03.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 932 [com.apple.audio.]

    12/13/12 10:07:03.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 930 [com.apple.qtkits]

    12/13/12 10:07:03.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 854 [AirPlayUIAgent]

    12/13/12 10:07:03.597 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.hiservices-xpcservice[681]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:03.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 681 [com.apple.hiserv]

    12/13/12 10:07:03.866 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.XType.FontHelper[606]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:04.104 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.ShareKitHelper[600]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:04.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 606 [XType.FontHelper]

    12/13/12 10:07:04.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 600 [com.apple.ShareK]

    12/13/12 10:07:04.352 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.XType.FontHelper[528]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:04.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 528 [XType.FontHelper]

    12/13/12 10:07:04.932 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.AppSandboxSMLoginItemEnabler[511]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:04.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 511 [AppSandboxSMLogi]

    12/13/12 10:07:07.857 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.audio.SandboxHelper[417]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:07.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 417 [com.apple.audio.]

    12/13/12 10:07:08.156 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.xpcd.CA000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000[416]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:08.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 416 [xpcd]

    12/13/12 10:07:08.519 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.coresymbolicationd[410]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:08.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 410 [coresymbolicatio]

    12/13/12 10:07:09.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 289 [ScopedBookmarkAg]

    12/13/12 10:07:10.000 AM kernel[0]: (default pager): [KERNEL]: ps_select_segment - send HI_WAT_ALERT

    12/13/12 10:07:10.000 AM kernel[0]: macx_swapon SUCCESS

    12/13/12 10:07:12.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 274 [cfprefsd]

    12/13/12 10:07:13.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 235 [AppleIDAuthAgent]

    12/13/12 10:07:13.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 219 [pbs]

    12/13/12 10:07:13.000 AM kernel[0]: (default pager): [KERNEL]: ps_select_segment - send HI_WAT_ALERT

    12/13/12 10:07:13.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 216 [accountsd]

    12/13/12 10:07:13.627 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.xpcd.F5010000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000[213]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:14.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 213 [xpcd]

    12/13/12 10:07:14.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 205 [CalendarAgent]

    12/13/12 10:07:14.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 204 [tccd]

    12/13/12 10:07:14.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 127 [cfprefsd]

    12/13/12 10:07:14.000 AM kernel[0]: macx_swapon SUCCESS

    12/13/12 10:07:14.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 57 [SleepServicesD]

    12/13/12 10:07:14.758 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.sleepservicesd[57]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:24.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 151 [cfprefsd]

    12/13/12 10:07:24.681 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.cfprefsd.xpc.daemon[20]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:25.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 20 [cfprefsd]

    12/13/12 10:07:27.000 AM kernel[0]: (default pager): [KERNEL]: ps_select_segment - send HI_WAT_ALERT

    12/13/12 10:07:28.000 AM kernel[0]: macx_swapon SUCCESS

    12/13/12 10:07:39.000 AM kernel[0]: (default pager): [KERNEL]: ps_select_segment - send HI_WAT_ALERT

    12/13/12 10:07:39.000 AM kernel[0]: macx_swapon SUCCESS

    12/13/12 10:07:55.486 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.sleepservicesd[1163]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:07:55.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1163 [SleepServicesD]

    12/13/12 10:08:14.803 AM WindowServer[121]: CGXDisableUpdate: UI updates were forcibly disabled by application "Evernote" for over 1.00 seconds. Server has re-enabled them.

    12/13/12 10:08:15.086 AM WindowServer[121]: reenable_update_for_connection: UI updates were finally reenabled by application "Evernote" after 1.28 seconds (server forcibly re-enabled them after 1.00 seconds)

    12/13/12 10:08:19.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1169 [cfprefsd]

    12/13/12 10:08:22.264 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.sleepservicesd[1168]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:08:22.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1168 [SleepServicesD]

    12/13/12 10:08:55.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1164 [accountsd]

    12/13/12 10:09:02.305 AM WindowServer[121]: CGXDisableUpdate: UI updates were forcibly disabled by application "Calendar" for over 1.00 seconds. Server has re-enabled them.

    12/13/12 10:09:04.931 AM WindowServer[121]: reenable_update_for_connection: UI updates were finally reenabled by application "Calendar" after 3.63 seconds (server forcibly re-enabled them after 1.00 seconds)

    12/13/12 10:09:11.281 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (com.apple.sleepservicesd[1172]) Exited: Killed: 9

    12/13/12 10:09:11.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1172 [SleepServicesD]

    12/13/12 10:09:14.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1175 [cfprefsd]

    12/13/12 10:09:17.000 AM kernel[0]: (default pager): [KERNEL]: ps_select_segment - send HI_WAT_ALERT

    12/13/12 10:09:35.000 AM kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting pid 1173 [cfprefsd]

    12/13/12 10:09:35.000 AM kernel[0]: macx_swapon SUCCESS

  • 23. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (117,975 points)

    What process is using the most CPU time now, and how much?

  • 24. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Herr Wahr Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)

    rotating cast of :

     

    iTuenes (6.6)

    MozyHomeBackup (3.0)

    Safari Web Content (6.0--up to 40)

  • 25. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (117,975 points)

    Drag or copy — do not type — the following line into the Terminal window, then press return:

     

    plutil -s /System/Library/Caches/com.apple.xpchelper.cache

     

    You should get a new line ending in a dollar sign (“$”) below what you entered. If you get any other output, please post it — the text, not a screenshot.

  • 26. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Herr Wahr Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)

    I got the line ending in a dollar sign ($).

     

    Next step?

  • 27. Re: How to selectively enable items disabled in Safe Mode
    Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (117,975 points)

    Are you quite certain that performance was better in safe mode than it is in normal mode? If you're not certain of that, we're wasting our time here.

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