My iMac early 2009 freezing issue


macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jun 3, 2015
Quick question.

Almost every day my iMac early 2009 freezes with no reason. Only thing I can do is hard reset. What to do, what is the cause. What to provide, any log? Where to find it?

Please help.

My EtreCheck logs:

EtreCheck version: 2.2 (132)
Report generated 6/3/15, 8:54 PM
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Hardware Information: ℹ
iMac (24-inch, Early 2009) (Verified)
iMac - model: iMac9,1
1 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU: 2-core
8 GB RAM Upgradeable
4 GB DDR3 1067 MHz ok
4 GB DDR3 1067 MHz ok
Bluetooth: Old - Handoff/Airdrop2 not supported
Wireless: en1: 802.11 a/b/g/n

Video Information: ℹ
ATI Radeon HD 4850 - VRAM: 512 MB
iMac 1920 x 1200

System Software: ℹ
OS X 10.10.3 (14D136) - Time since boot: 0:46:59

Disk Information: ℹ
ST31000342ASQ disk0 : (1 TB)
EFI (disk0s1) <not mounted> : 210 MB
Untitled (disk0s2) / : 999.35 GB (631.93 GB free)
Recovery HD (disk0s3) <not mounted> [Recovery]: 650 MB


USB Information: ℹ
Apple Inc. Built-in iSight
Microsoft Microsoft® Nano Transceiver v1.0
HGST Touro Mobile 3.0 1 TB
EFI (disk3s1) <not mounted> : 210 MB
Touro (disk3s2) /Volumes/Touro : 999.86 GB (536 MB free)
Toshiba External USB 3.0 1 TB
EFI (disk2s1) <not mounted> : 210 MB
Toshiba (disk2s2) /Volumes/Toshiba : 999.86 GB (72.20 GB free)
Western Digital My Book 1230 4 TB
EFI (disk1s1) <not mounted> : 210 MB
My Book (disk1s2) /Volumes/My Book : 4.00 TB (2.86 TB free)
Apple Computer, Inc. IR Receiver
Apple Inc. BRCM2046 Hub
Apple Inc. Bluetooth USB Host Controller

Gatekeeper: ℹ

Kernel Extensions: ℹ
[loaded] org.pqrs.driver.Karabiner (10.6.0 - SDK 10.10) [Click for support]

[loaded] com.radiosilenceapp.nke.filter (1 - SDK 10.7) [Click for support]

[loaded] (8.2) [Click for support]
[not loaded] com.wacom.kext.pentablet (5.3.6 - SDK 10.9) [Click for support]
[not loaded] com.wdc.driver.1394.64.10.9 (1.0.1 - SDK 10.9) [Click for support]
[loaded] com.wdc.driver.USB.64.10.9 (1.0.1 - SDK 10.9) [Click for support]

[not loaded] (8.2) [Click for support]
[loaded] (8.2) [Click for support]

Launch Agents: ℹ
[not loaded] com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist [Click for support]
[running] com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist [Click for support]
[running] [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]
[running] com.extensis.FMCore.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]
[loaded] com.radiosilenceapp.agent.plist [Click for support]
[not loaded] com.teamviewer.teamviewer.plist [Click for support]
[not loaded] com.teamviewer.teamviewer_desktop.plist [Click for support]
[running] com.wacom.pentablet.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] org.macosforge.xquartz.startx.plist [Click for support]

Launch Daemons: ℹ
[running] com.adobe.adobeupdatedaemon.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.adobe.fpsaud.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]
[loaded] com.radiosilenceapp.nke.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.teamviewer.Helper.plist [Click for support]
[not loaded] com.teamviewer.teamviewer_service.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.torch.update.agent.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.tunnelbear.mac.tbeard.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] org.macosforge.xquartz.privileged_startx.plist [Click for support]

User Launch Agents: ℹ
[loaded] com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist [Click for support]
[failed] com.adobe.ARM.[...].plist [Click for support] [Click for details]
[running] com.spotify.webhelper.plist [Click for support]

User Login Items: ℹ
iTunesHelper Application (/Applications/
Box Sync Application (/Applications/Box
Karabiner Application (/Applications/
Android File Transfer Agent Application (/Users/[redacted]/Library/Application Support/Google/Android File Transfer/Android File Transfer
WDDriveUtilityHelper Application (/Applications/WD Drive
BambooCore Application (/Library/Application Support/Wacom/

Internet Plug-ins: ℹ
JavaAppletPlugin: Version: Java 8 Update 45 Check version
o1dbrowserplugin: Version: - SDK 10.8 [Click for support]
Default Browser: Version: 600 - SDK 10.10
AdobeExManDetect: Version: AdobeExManDetect - SDK 10.7 [Click for support]
AdobeAAMDetect: Version: - SDK 10.9 [Click for support]
FlashPlayer-10.6: Version: - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
AdobePDFViewerNPAPI: Version: 11.0.0 - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
Silverlight: Version: 5.1.40416.0 - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
Flash Player: Version: - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
QuickTime Plugin: Version: 7.7.3
googletalkbrowserplugin: Version: - SDK 10.8 [Click for support]
SharePointBrowserPlugin: Version: 14.4.9 - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
AdobePDFViewer: Version: 11.0.0 - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
MeetingJoinPlugin: Version: Unknown - SDK 10.2 [Click for support]

Safari Extensions: ℹ
Facebook Cleaner

3rd Party Preference Panes: ℹ
Flash Player [Click for support]
FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) [Click for support]
Java [Click for support]
Microsoft Mouse [Click for support]
PenTablet [Click for support]

Time Machine: ℹ
Time Machine not configured!

Top Processes by CPU: ℹ
4% WindowServer
1% Box Sync Monitor
1% plugin-container

Top Processes by Memory: ℹ
1.07 GB
668 MB kernel_task
524 MB firefox
442 MB Safari
426 MB Google Chrome Helper(8)

Virtual Memory Information: ℹ
62 MB Free RAM
7.94 GB Used RAM
2 MB Swap Used

Diagnostics Information: ℹ
Jun 3, 2015, 08:04:24 PM Self test - passed
Jun 3, 2015, 02:08:36 PM /Users/[redacted]/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/Creative Cloud_2015-06-03-140836_[redacted].crash
Jun 3, 2015, 03:44:23 AM /Users/[redacted]/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/Creative Cloud_2015-06-03-034423_[redacted].crash
Jun 2, 2015, 02:36:04 PM /Users/[redacted]/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/Creative Cloud_2015-06-02-143604_[redacted].crash
Jun 2, 2015, 10:29:00 AM /Users/[redacted]/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/ExManBridgeTalkCmd_2015-06-02-102900_[redacted].crash
Jun 2, 2015, 09:41:58 AM /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5_2015-06-02-094158_[redacted].hang
Jun 1, 2015, 02:21:43 PM /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/discoveryd_2015-06-01-142143_[redacted].cpu_resource.diag [Click for details]
Jun 1, 2015, 08:31:26 AM /Users/[redacted]/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/familycircled_2015-06-01-083126_[redacted].crash
Jun 2, 2015, 10:23:37 AM /Users/[redacted]/Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/AppZapper_2015-06-02-102337_[redacted].crash
Jun 2, 2015, 08:08:36 AM /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/PDApp_2015-06-02-080836_[redacted].hang
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