mac mini being slow

t1rider321

macrumors regular
Original poster
May 8, 2005
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my moms mac mini has been being slow lately, i was using it hte other day and it takes a long time to start up, and applications such as ilife and safari take a while to load. it was fine before, and theres room on the hd, it also has 1 gig of ram. what coudl be making it go so slow?
 

Sun Baked

macrumors G5
May 19, 2002
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If you haven't added a background process in the startup folder, new driver, etc. and it is still slow after a restart...

Run fsck/Disk First Aid, repair permissions, update prebindings.
 

t1rider321

macrumors regular
Original poster
May 8, 2005
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Sun Baked said:
If you haven't added a background process in the startup folder, new driver, etc. and it is still slow after a restart...

Run fsck/Disk First Aid, repair permissions, update prebindings.
i ran tech tool, everyhting passed, i repaired permissions and verfied disk, it seems to be going back to normal now thanks :D
 

Sun Baked

macrumors G5
May 19, 2002
14,874
57
t1rider321 said:
i ran tech tool, everyhting passed, i repaired permissions and verfied disk, it seems to be going back to normal now thanks :D
Update the prebindings, this may get rid of some lingering problems also.