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force power download your computer
power on hold command, option(alt), P and R. hold all four keys down
until your computer reboot
i did this with apple and although it shut down properly after that once or twice the problem resumed again.
i mean it does shut off the system completely right
do you have verizon manager running on your system?
when i do a shut down the system does not shut down - the loading gear on the grey screen with the apple keeps going round and round. then i shut down by the on off button and it shuts down. the command option p and r command seems to correct the problem for the present and then it returns. i also did the applejack program and it moved a misplaced kernel into the proper position and then it seemed to be fixed. but again the problem returned. i even reprogrammed with lion os 10.7.3 from the apple app store and the problem still persisted.
no verizon manager. just wifi.
in order to track down which one
Go > Utilities > Activity Monitor
open activity monitor up
you have to test one by one
and track down which application that running that caused the problem
then remove it or uninstall it
how do i do that. i am in the activity monitor.
also, did you remember when this start happening?
go to system memory
you can see what application is running
a problem i think from the beginning. even before i installed parallels.
ok in memory
you see all the application that currently running right
check see which app you know running the most memory
try to force shut down those
then restart your computer see if that fix it
if it doesnt
go back to activity monitor
i guess you understand my method here right?
ok will try
you might need to be a little patient
but you will find the source of the problem
I'll be here, if you need me, for now keep testing
also, another way is go to this directory Library/LaunchAgentsin there you see a lot of .plist filepulled each of them to desktop and test which one caused the problem
if you anti virus software like com.kaspersky.kav.gui.plist
plug those first
there is com.apple.AddressBook.Sched.plist and com.google.keystone.agent.plist
how do you plug
im sorried, i meant pull those first
i have icloud enabled could this be the problem
this is in the apple.plist:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"><plist version="1.0"><dict> <key>Label</key> <string>com.apple.AddressBook.ScheduledSync.PHXCardDAVS ource.AF45A72B-E247-4CFC-80EB-8F5ED417EC06</string> <key>ProgramArguments</key> <array> <string>/System/Library/Frameworks/AddressBook.framework/Resources/AddressBookSourceSyncScheduleHelper</string> <string>-scheduleSync</string> <string>AF45A72B-E247-4CFC-80EB-8F5ED417EC06</string> </array> <key>StartInterval</key> <integer>120000</integer></dict></plist>
im not sure, try to disable icloud just for now
apple.plist is not the problem
i disabled icloud really didnt use it anyway
im glad you're a very patient person
so hard to solve this kind of problem without being extremely patient
There is now intego, kaspersky, and parallels.plist's.
take out karspersky.plist
and parallels is not on.
you can always put in back on the next boot up
it is on desktop what next
see if it correct your problem
kaspersky plist on desktop seems to fix the problem.
great, im glad
so does this mean get rid of kaspersky. Kaspersky on my imac doesnt do this. what is a good replacement program
to be honest, virus software is more like a scam
is like a cat and mouse game
even on windows
usually new virus come out
new virus come out
usually take 1-2 months before the software have a fix on it
ok so uninstall kaspersky?
by that time
that should fix your problem
ok will do thanks
mac is really safe on virus problem
so dont worried
please click accept. thank you
even with parallels windows platform?
no you might need virus program on windows
since is format in ntfs
mac used unix format
so if more safer
well that is where the kaspersky is on the windows platform. should i just use the windows security now offered for free by microsoft?
but best way is just be careful on where you go or download online
windows 7 does have it