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terps2bias

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Jun 9, 2013
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My imac is running painfully slow! Time capsule will not back up and hasn't since yesterday and just keep seeing the spinning wheel? Any help what to do?
 

Sky Blue

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Take a look at Activity Monitor. Are there any processes hung or using a large amount of CPU?

You don't have a virus.
 
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terps2bias

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Jun 9, 2013
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activity monitor shows very little cpu usage on everything running
 
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marzer

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activity monitor shows very little cpu usage on everything running

Give the old "reboot all" a try. Power cycle the computer and time capsule. 99 out of 100 issues I would experience with my TC was fixed by a powercycle.
 
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jaycee520

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Sep 24, 2009
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My imac is running painfully slow! Time capsule will not back up and hasn't since yesterday and just keep seeing the spinning wheel? Any help what to do?

Maybe a SMART error...thats what exactly happned to mine..did the repair in the Utility Disk and didnt fixed it..so yeah busted Seagate and im too late for Apples Seagate HD replacement program...:mad:
 
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