MacBook getting slow while starting up

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by ts599, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. ts599 macrumors newbie

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    hey guys my macbook (unibody white) is getting slow while starting up. i have 125gb left on my hard drive and have moved almost 100 gb of movies to my backup and it didn't solve anything:confused::eek:
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    please help

    thank you:)
     
  2. celticpride678

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    Is anything else slow? Might me a sign of hard drive failure.
     
  3. GfulDedFan macrumors 65816

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    It could be related to how many applications open at startup. You can check this by going to System Preferences - Accounts - Login Items.
     
  4. ts599 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    @celticpride678- actually i dont think anything else it, photoshop is sometimes but nothing else


    @GfulDedFan- i only have growl starting up so i get skype notificatons.
     
  5. msjones macrumors 6502

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    Have you tried a program like ONYX to clear all system cache and repair disk permissions?
     
  6. ts599 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    yup. didnt work
     

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