Mountain Lion/Mavericks

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by rmadd1, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. rmadd1 macrumors newbie

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    My Mac is nearly 5 years old, with 2G memory,350G HD, and was running Maverick OS.. I was having a problem with the spinning wheel continuously coming up even with the simplest of task. I was told that Maverick was to much OS for 2G of memory, I backed up everything wiped the HD clean and re-installed Mountain Lion. Now I am having the same results with this OS as with Maverick. I need to know from you that know, would it be better to re-install maverick or stay with mt.lion? I still haven't figured out what is causing the spinning wheel. All help would be appreciated! Thanks
     
  2. jahall05 macrumors regular

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    You might have better luck in the Mavericks or Lion forum...not the iOS 7 forum.
     
  3. Spink10 macrumors 601

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    Mountain Lion is more of a resource hog then Mavericks.
     
  4. laudern macrumors 6502a

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  5. Xenomorph macrumors 65816

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    I recommend a nice SSD!

    For example: Samsung 840 EVO, 250GB or 500GB (and don't forget TRIM Enabler).

    Plus, as others have mentioned, this has nothing to do with iOS 7. Why did you post here?
     

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