Lion locks up computer

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by xstux, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. xstux macrumors newbie

    Jul 12, 2008
    Twice in the past 24 hours my iMac has locked up. It starts with the internet dropping and then the apps using the internet start to lock up, not even allowing Force Quit. Eventually everything locks up. The only solution has been to hit the power off button. Anyone else having this problem?

    I've been running Lion since release day but have had this problem twice now.
  2. jmorales macrumors newbie

    Jul 27, 2011
    Lion locks up

    I've had the same thing happen twice today. I think both times I was starting to view something on Youtube. The only way out was to turn off the computer. Anyone?
  3. unobtainium macrumors 68020

    Mar 27, 2011
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_3 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8J2 Safari/6533.18.5)

    Yes. Seems to be related to the Wi-Fi issues with Lion. Happened to me today after my Wi-Fi dropped out (yet again). I have a suspicion that it's related to Time Machine backups.
  4. WishIWasHere macrumors regular

    May 26, 2008
    I've had the same problem a few times, but I'm not really sure what exactly I was doing or what I had running when it happened.

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