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Old May 18, 2009, 05:02 PM   #1
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MBP slower after onyx, suggestions?

Hello everyone,

Recently I used Onyx in order to perform a maintenance in my macbook pro.
I have noticed that folder creation/delete, disk eject(not CD), thumbnail load and such, have all slowed down.

Any suggestions?
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Old May 18, 2009, 06:51 PM   #2
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Did you restart? Onyx deletes certain system caches that need to be recreated the next time you boot. Things will be slower until they're re-created, then they will be faster. Try restarting again.

Also, did you delete any architectures/languages inside applications? That's often playing with fire...
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Old May 19, 2009, 01:37 AM   #3
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Thank you for your reply moiety. Yes I have restarted my MBP many times after the maintenance, but it's still slow.

No, I haven't deleted any application languages.
Any other idea? It's about a week or so, from the onyx maintenance and my MBP is still slow.
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Well the performance hasn't slowed down. Only things like the ones I mentioned on the first post...
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Try and run Yasu see if it helps

http://jimmitchelldesign.com/projects/yasu/
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Just tried Yasu, still no luck though.
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Old May 19, 2009, 08:30 AM   #8
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try to run your MBP 2 - 3 days straight without shutting down, or you could leave it to sleep when not using, you could use istat to check the uptime... I read somewhere about unix system that had their own maintenance system every morning ( CMIIW )
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Zenor: Did you repair disk permissions and zap the PRAM?

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try to run your MBP 2 - 3 days straight without shutting down, or you could leave it to sleep when not using, you could use istat to check the uptime... I read somewhere about unix system that had their own maintenance system every morning ( CMIIW )
Those scripts get run are what Onyx forces the computer to do.
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Yeah, I did repair disk permissions and reset PRAM.

I have now created a full backup of my mac HD into an external drive using the disk utility. Should I try a OSX restore or follow waterkamp's suggestion?

Thanks in advance.
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Sorry for bumping this thread, but are there any ways to reset the folder permissions or something like that? Seems like this problem occurs on my folders(they used to open/delete/create instantly).

Could it be a trojan? or...?
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