I am very disappointed with snow leopard

Discussion in 'macOS' started by gathart, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. gathart macrumors regular

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    #1
    (1) the whole system is very sluggish. All programs (including itunes, safari) stall all the time.
    (2) programs sudden freeze and ''blue death appears''
    (3) if it all restarted it is trying to ''catch up": suddenly all icons appear/get started.
    (4) Apple support is completely absent: I can't get on the phone to them, there is no e-mail support system and the genius in my local store is complete full.

    All in all I am better of with OSX10.5. How can I safely uninstall snowleopard?
     
  2. celticpride678

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    #2
    1- Are toy running in 4-bit kernel?
    2- Never heard of a "blue death" on a Mac, maybe Windows:p
    3- Not sure what you mean
    4- Has nothing to do with Snow Leopard. Actually, Apple Support is top-rated of 2009.
     
  3. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604

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  4. DOUGHNUT macrumors regular

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    did you upgrade or clean install? if upgrade is giving you problems, try clean install. i've been running SL for the past couple of days and it's been close to perfect (other than a few incompatibilities, but that's expected)
     
  5. devburke Guest

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    Do you mean all your programs start opening when you log on? If so, go to System Preferences -> Accounts and with your username highlighted, click “Login Items”

    Screen shot 2009-09-01 at 5.35.24 PM.png

    From there, remove any programs that you don’t want to start automatically when you login.

    Screen shot 2009-09-01 at 5.35.29 PM.png

    FYI, this is the same in Leopard. If it’s different for you now, your settings must have just gotten changed somehow.
     
  6. Horus macrumors regular

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  7. gathart thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks! Btw how do you do a clean installation?
     
  8. gathart thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks for your help. I will give it a go.
     

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