Mac OS X reinstall

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by timsun, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. timsun macrumors newbie

    Dec 8, 2012
    Dear reader,
    I've been searching for too long now and I decided to ask the question myself :)
    My mac has been running a bit slow lately and some random crashes, so I searched for a solution and the only thing I found was to reinstall OS X.
    (I already have an ssd, so nothing to upgrade on that side)
    I have a working bootcamp partition on my ssd and thats where im a bit scared, how can I reinstall OS X and still keep my windows, and how should i reinstall OS X? Should i go from the option menu when I start my Mac or should i reinstall with the OS X installation program? And can you restore a time machine back up once OS X is freshly installed or will the backup start the problems again and is it smarter to reinstall all apps etc? And do you need to reconfigure bootcamp or will it automaticaly find the second partition?

    Thanks guys!
  2. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    Instead if the reinstall run the free Application EtreCheck and run it. It will point out incompatible apps, plugins that could slow down your OS X. Then in the report just highlight the unloaded plugins, that are incompatible, and the location will be pointed out to you to manually delete them.

    After throwing the incompatible in the Teash, reboot immeadiatly. The reboot then will not load them again and then it will be safe to Empty Trash at that point.

    Trust me this will hurt a lot less than an wipe/reinstall and will speed your Mac up.
  3. Fishrrman macrumors P6


    Feb 20, 2009
    It would help if you told us
    - Year and model of Mac
    - Does it have platter-based HDD or SSD installed?
    - Version of the OS that you are using.
  4. timsun, Apr 7, 2015
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 7, 2015

    timsun thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 8, 2012
    (Public-beta version Yosemite)

    But i have been having the crashes before the beta, that's why I tried installing the beta to see if it works, but I just got the crash again, I was just browsing the web and listening to some music nothing special, and the music starts stuttering and the mac shuts down and restarts. This is the report made by Apple:

    Anonymous UUID:       DF231519-3EDD-2520-6ECF-B0834BB8CD6E
    Tue Apr  7 16:06:38 2015
    *** Panic Report ***
    panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff802ac17cc2): Kernel trap at 0xffffff7fab84017e, type 13=general protection, registers:
    CR0: 0x0000000080010033, CR2: 0x000000010227f000, CR3: 0x000000015aeaa041, CR4: 0x00000000001626e0
    RAX: 0xaac57f5a3d6d0068, RBX: 0xffffff80c903b278, RCX: 0x0000000000000000, RDX: 0x0000000000000000
    RSP: 0xffffff80c903ae30, RBP: 0xffffff80c903b260, RSI: 0xdeadbeefdeadbeef, RDI: 0x0000000000000000
    R8:  0xffffff8044d544c8, R9:  0xffffff8036da6008, R10: 0xffffff8044d544c8, R11: 0xffffff8044d544c9
    R12: 0x0000000000000000, R13: 0xffffff8040f23120, R14: 0x00000000fffffffd, R15: 0xffffff802b312f48
    RFL: 0x0000000000010246, RIP: 0xffffff7fab84017e, CS:  0x0000000000000008, SS:  0x0000000000000010
    Fault CR2: 0x000000010227f000, Error code: 0x0000000000000000, Fault CPU: 0x0
    Backtrace (CPU 0), Frame : Return Address
    0xffffff809e134c70 : 0xffffff802ab2bda1 
    0xffffff809e134cf0 : 0xffffff802ac17cc2 
    0xffffff809e134eb0 : 0xffffff802ac34b73 
    0xffffff809e134ed0 : 0xffffff7fab84017e 
    0xffffff80c903b260 : 0xffffff7fab84ff1d 
    0xffffff80c903b290 : 0xffffff7fab84f05e 
    0xffffff80c903b710 : 0xffffff7fab84df46 
    0xffffff80c903b760 : 0xffffff7fab848a96 
    0xffffff80c903b850 : 0xffffff802b137ede 
    0xffffff80c903b890 : 0xffffff802ad4421d 
    0xffffff80c903b8e0 : 0xffffff802ad62dbe 
    0xffffff80c903b980 : 0xffffff802ad4e5b8 
    0xffffff80c903bbc0 : 0xffffff802afb279a 
    0xffffff80c903bf50 : 0xffffff802b04ba86 
    0xffffff80c903bfb0 : 0xffffff802ac35376 
          Kernel Extensions in backtrace:
    BSD process name corresponding to current thread: systemstatsd
    Boot args: kext-dev-mode=1
    Mac OS version:
    Kernel version:
    Darwin Kernel Version 14.3.0: Mon Mar 23 19:50:50 PDT 2015; root:xnu-2782.20.48~7/RELEASE_X86_64
    Kernel UUID: 221CA67D-C337-3026-96F9-ED29FE930658
    Kernel slide:     0x000000002a800000
    Kernel text base: 0xffffff802aa00000
    __HIB  text base: 0xffffff802a900000
    System model name: Macmini6,2 (Mac-F65AE981FFA204ED)
    System uptime in nanoseconds: 18891723005565
    last loaded kext at 11297479331143:	4.3.3b1 (addr 0xffffff7fad518000, size 20480)
    last unloaded kext at 11358665001202:	4.3.3b1 (addr 0xffffff7fad518000, size 16384)
    loaded kexts:
    org.virtualbox.kext.VBoxNetAdp	4.3.16
    org.virtualbox.kext.VBoxNetFlt	4.3.16
    org.virtualbox.kext.VBoxUSB	4.3.16
    org.virtualbox.kext.VBoxDrv	4.3.16
    com.avatron.AVExFramebuffer	1.7
    com.avatron.AVExVideo	1.7
    net.telestream.driver.TelestreamAudio	1.1.0
    com.Cycling74.driver.Soundflower	1.6.6
    com.logmein.driver.LogMeInSoundDriver	4.1.46f31
    at.obdev.nke.LittleSnitch	4240	85.3	3.0.1	3.0	3.12	4.3.4f4	110.19.5	2.2.0d4	1.0.0	1	124	1.70	272.18	272.18	1.0.1	7.0.0	1	1	3.6.1	1.2.11	4.0.0	4.3.4f4	1.0.0	10.0.6	10.0.6	1.7.3	2.0.2	1.1.1	404	2.7.1	327.5	1.0.0d1	1.0.0d1	36	705.4.2	1.6.5	10.1.3	5.5.2	930.37.3	3.1.2	705.4.14	710.4.11	1.8	3.1	2.0	2.1	3.1	1.7	218.0.0	161	3	8	218.0.0	4.3.4f4	263.9.1	1.0	11	272.18	1.15	1.0.13d1	1.0.0	272.18	272.18	203.3	1.2.0	1.0.0	1.0.12d1	3.1.9	4.3.4f4	4.3.4f4	97.4	2.4.1	156.14	3.10.22	2.4.1	705.4.0	2.2.6	5.9.1d7	3.7.5	3.7.5	176.2	176.2	705.4.0	705.4.0	705.4.9	4.0.6	4.0.6	2.0.2	3.1.7	4.2.2	1.0.3b3	4.5.6	730.60	1.0.1b8	3.2	2.7.5	720.4.4	2.0	2.0	2.0.0	1.1	300.0	1.0.0d1	2	1.0.5	1.0	396	2.0	31	28.30	3.1	2.9	1.4	1	1.0	1
    Model: Macmini6,2, BootROM MM61.0106.B03, 4 processors, Intel Core i7, 2.3 GHz, 4 GB, SMC 2.8f0
    Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Built-In
    Memory Module: BANK 0/DIMM0, 2 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x02FE, 0x45424A3230554638424455352D474E2D4620
    Memory Module: BANK 1/DIMM0, 2 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x02FE, 0x45424A3230554638424455352D474E2D4620
    AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0x10E), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (
    Bluetooth: Version 4.3.4f4 15601, 3 services, 27 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
    Network Service: LAN, Ethernet, en0
    Network Service: Wi-Fi, AirPort, en1
    Serial ATA Device: OCZ-AGILITY3, 480,1 GB
    USB Device: Quickport XT USB3
    USB Device: Hub
    USB Device: A0001
    USB Device: Hub
    USB Device: Keyboard Hub
    USB Device: USB Receiver
    USB Device: Apple Keyboard
    USB Device: Hub
    USB Device: BRCM20702 Hub
    USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller
    USB Device: IR Receiver
    Thunderbolt Bus: Mac mini, Apple Inc., 23.4

    Hope you guys can help out!
    Thanks in advance


    I have run the programm and it found some problems wich I could change and solve, but there is only one thing that could cause this problem, but I am not sure how to solve it.
    com.aladdin.hasplmd.plist had failed under the list: Launch Daemons.

    Hope you can help on what to do next, i have also added the report of apple after my computer crashes to my other reply on this post.

  5. Taz Mangus macrumors 68040

    Taz Mangus

    Mar 10, 2011
    Your crash could be caused by virtualbox, air display, sound flower, logmein or even little snitch software that you have installed. I would suggest uninstalling all them and see how the system acts. Then add them back in one at a time and see if any of them are causing the crashing.

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