Loading insanely slow

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by MesocycloneF5, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. MesocycloneF5 macrumors newbie


    Mar 8, 2017
    After putting in my login password, the loading bar almost made it to the end before stopping. At one point, the bar and Apple logo vanished but returned after a few minutes. The bar made no progress.

    This issue just started today.

    2011 MBP 17" current/updated OS
    750gig HD
    8gig RAM

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  2. xb2003 macrumors 6502


    Jan 18, 2016
    I had a 2011 that would do this about every other boot attempt when the dGPU failed. Are there any other signs of that?

    A little more information might be nice. Did this just suddenly happen? Have you seen any graphical artifacts? Has the machine run hotter than usual?
  3. MesocycloneF5 thread starter macrumors newbie


    Mar 8, 2017

    Yes, it just started today. I've not noticed any graphical issues at all and haven't felt unusual heat. I did make it work hard, graphically, for a few years up till 2013 when i upgraded.
  4. snaky69 macrumors 603

    Mar 14, 2008

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