WHY is my mac SO slow? Screenshot attached

adamvk

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Oct 29, 2008
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So, my Mac is being very slow. I restarted it, didn't fix the problem. I attached a screenshot of my Mac w/ activity monitor running. You can see that I basically have nothing open. I just have iTunes, a blank page in Pages, and a blank Chrome window open. Why is kernel task (or maybe something else) taking up so much of my CPU? I don't understand...
 

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adamvk

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adamvk

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Well actually, I disabled Carbonite, and it helped for a little bit, but now it's doing the same thing again. :confused:
 

psxguru

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Is mdworker still using lots of cpu? If so then it's spotlight doing it's reindexing thing.
 
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