MBP hangs

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by assburper, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. assburper macrumors newbie

    Feb 11, 2012
    my MBP hangs after awhile and i cant do anything to it except to shut it off. how can i know whats goin on?

  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    Check the Console for hints.

    Have a look at Activity Monitor (Applications / Utilities /) and select All Processes and sort by CPU to see what the culprit may be.
    Also check the "System Memory" tab to see what your "Page ins:", "Page outs:" and "Swap used:" are.

    image below uses sorting by CPU as an example
    Further reading:


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