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We can try some basic troubleshooting steps and see if it works or not. First try Disk Utility.
Then restart your Mac. If that didn't work, then reset the PRAM and NVRAM
Reset PRAM and NVRAM
Let me know if that didn't work, so we continue troubleshooting. Don't Rate my answer until you are satisfied.
Did what you recommended- disk repair done, now repairing permissions-still on
still in progress but i got quite many repaired messages
Finished already. Now reset the PRAM and NVRAM and starting up but still stays on the apple logo
Thanks. I think I will reinstall as it has been almost 15 min waiting on the logo screen. Do you have any recommendation to watch after reinstalling OS?
Hi again! Just reinstalled the OS but now frozen at the end of the installation-says about 0 seconds left....
well the download went pretty much as long as it showed but since it stopped it has been like 20 min now
I think it is says install OS X on the top of the window and it just got stuck there.it looks like the blue line is almost full but just doesnt wanna continiue.
Should I download again
hmm, I think I dont have back up but do you think if I just restart manually it will work?
will try now.thanks
hi there. Unfortunately even I installed the OS x again I get the same problem- it got frozen at the end of the installation.
Do you have any other ideas? This laptop is barely 2 years old and already
had major problems with it. What other brand do you recommend in terms
of quality and lasting long
Thanks for the info. I somehow managed to start the computer and it worked fine for a while but later on some apps started to freeze (like mail, skype etc.Now tryed to reboot and came to the same state of frozen on the apple logo....
How can I erase the hard drive if i cant even start the computer now...
I do have a lot of photos ano and files I need to try to save. Will try the app you suggested and if cant work will erase the HD
Well, could not restart for very long time ,so erased the HD and install new OS. Now working fine. Will know to back up for the next time!
Thanks for the help anyway!
Hi Ashik. Thank you for asking. Actually everything is working much better,however sometimes I still get some app frozen,or just not responsive. It is not like when I first bought the computer. Sometimes the keyboard also becomes very slow I have to wait when I type. I have to let you know,that since I have tho computer I have already changed the mother board and the trackpad due to faulty .I guess the machine I got was just somehow build not so well. Anyway,thanks for the help and my last question will be what kind of external hard drive do you recommend for a backup?I will definitely need one now!
Hi again Ashik. Wanted to update you on the situation.Quite puzzled here.After trying all the things you suggested and thinking that the issue might be hardware related I ran a hardware test (reboot+ option+D key)
And it showed no hardware problem. The thing is would you recommend installing again the OS ,as right now the computer is very unpredictable-sometimes working fine,but a lot of app cannot open and freeze .I also disabled the indexing of the spotlight to speed up the the system a bit.
What can you suggest at the current ?
Appreciate your help!
I'm pretty sure your hard drive is failing. Hardware test won't be able to check hard drive, RAM etc properly. Since it didn't return any errors, I believe you don't have any other problems with Logic Board or other components. There is no way to tell the exact problem without evaluating it manually. But I believe it is the hard drive that is causing the problem as I've seen this problem before. Your Mac will slow down if the delay increases to read and write from the hard drive or if there is any problem with RAM.
Can you boot into Disk Utility again and then try Repairing it and see if you get any errors ?
Reinstalling might not fix it as it seems like it is hardware related.