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Does your Mac take forever to startup? Or much longer than it used to? MacBook Pro or iMac, it doesn't matter. We show you the reasons why. Slow startup on MacBook Pro running OS X Shutdown your Mac; Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Option, Command (⌘), P, and R.
Sometimes its good to let the OS settle a bit after installation but the more you use it the snappier it becomes. Reactions: TokMok3 and andeify. Aug 6, 4, Reactions: TimothyR Aug 6, 90 FL. Last edited: Sep 20, GM isn't out, only beta 18A So the problem isn't the startup disk.
Ive recorded a video of it booting in verbose. Theres nothing that jumps out at me as to why its pausing, maybe someone else can see. Ive also noticed wifi problems. Reactions: chabig. Im sure it will be fixed in the final version, when they release it on Monday. Thanks andeify said:. Dec 22, I was also hoping Mojave would fix it, but it is still slow to boot.
Thanks, goslowjoe I'm noticing a bid lesser long pauses now but the booting is still slow. Is Mojave behaving the same for all of your Apple computers?
Fishrrman macrumors P6. Feb 20, 17, 5, Reactions: bastisk8. Aug 14, 27 2. TokMok3 macrumors a. Aug 22, Last edited: Sep 25, Oct 27, 1, 1, I just installed it on a MacBook Pro that is pretty much factory fresh, and the restart sequence looks pretty messy. In addition to feeling shockingly slow, clicking to enter password will cause the interface to stutter at like 1fps while it animates on the password box, then it'll take what feels like another 20s more to get to a blank desktop, including the screen going back with an apple logo and progress bar that looks like the computer is back to its initial boot.
I know rebooting shouldn't be an "everyday" occurrence, but I still hope they fix it, as it feels like behaviour from a computer from 15 years ago. Reactions: Ifti and drlunanerd. Those having slowdown issues with macOS usually are suffering from updating an existing dysfunctional system made worse by updating it. Why their system is dysfunctional is always hard to say because there are so many possibilities. I recommend people follow an upgrading procedure in order to minimize having problems after an update or an upgrade: Basic Steps for Upgrading OS X.
My preference for upgrading to a new major version, like El Capitan to Sierra or High Sierra, is to backup, wipe the drive, and install from scratch. Takes more time but minimizes problems. For those who cannot take that time at least run First Aid on the startup volume, disconnect peripherals, boot into Safe Mode , then install the update or upgrade.
When you return to your normal setup and incur problems then it is easier to identify them. I've been doing this stuff for quite some time. Although I certainly know a lot there is a lot I still don't know.
I know I may belong to a small crowd of users but I don't have problems with this stuff anymore. So I figure what I do must work for me, so it may work for others. One thing I understand pretty well is that sometimes hunting for a problem in order to fix it can take a whole lot more time than erasing and reinstalling. So that is often what I recommend even though others consider it overkill. But I'd rather take two hours to erase a drive and reinstall macOS or reinstall my backup than take two days trying to find the bug in my system.
In this case, the overkill is worth it - but not all the time. It's definitely a trade-off that one must choose. Jan 11, AM. I have seen issues here with a slow boot time after upgrading to High Sierra on older machines pointing back to trimforce being enabled on third party SSD. Disabling trimforce resolved the issue.
Now it takes approx 2 min to start up fully. In This is a serious PSA: update your applications, people! Nothing works. Manual deletion method involves a bit of clicking and typing. Safe Mode does the same thing gets stuck.
Jan 11, PM. Jan 11, PM in response to leroydouglas In response to leroydouglas. Straight from Apple when I bought it new in I first installed Took it from around 15 seconds to about I had a clone of that machine and nothing of great importance on it. I reverse cloned it back to Sierra Then I waited until a couple of updates came out for High Sierra and dived in again. Pretty much the same answer. I could wipe the drive and do a clean install but I do have a few important apps running on this machine and putting them all back on is what consumes mucho time and I'm just not willing to do that right now.
It booted way fast 15 seconds including time to enter password under macOS Sierra But it booted slowly more like 60 to sometimes as much as 90 seconds under both So tell me more about the anti-malware built into OS X. Is it good??? Does it catch any malware as good as or maybe you would tell me, a lot better than say the Intego software I am using??? Hmmm, And there were several more responses to this post I started as I kept getting emails, 4 or so, announcing additional responses. But when I click on the links to those new responses, I get,. Access to this place or content is restricted.
If you think this is a mistake, please contact your administrator or the person who directed you here. Thats a new one. And when I click on "support" it asks me "which piece of hardware I am having trouble with". I wanted to talk to a Discussion admin but have no idea how to contact one. I think my computer is much slower also, like scrolling Google Chrome, moving windows, maximizing windows, etc. Feb 8, AM. This folder you will find on Library and then make a restart.
Feb 8, PM in response to leroydouglas In response to leroydouglas. Hi, Better late than never. Feb 8, PM. Communities Contact Support. Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate. Browse Search. Ask a question. User profile for user: Robert Paris Robert Paris. Desktops Speciality level out of ten: 0.
Any thoughts??? More Less. All replies Drop Down menu. Loading page content. User profile for user: Kappy Kappy. Desktops Speciality level out of ten: 1. What I've read, but not what I have tested. Possible Fixes for El Capitan or Later You should try each, one at a time, then test to see if the problem is fixed before going on to the next. Shutdown the computer, wait 30 seconds, restart the computer. This is slower than a standard startup. Repair the disk by booting from the Recovery HD. Immediately after the chime hold down the Command and R keys until the Utility Menu appears. Choose Disk Utility and click on the Continue button.
Select the indented usually, Macintosh HD volume entry from the side list. Click on the First Aid button in the toolbar. Wait for the Done button to appear. Quit Disk Utility and return to the Utility Menu.
Restart the computer from the Apple Menu. Click on the lock icon and enter your Admin password when prompted. Setup a new Admin user account. Upon completion log out of your current account then log into the new account. If your problems cease, then consider switching to the new account and transferring your files to it - Transferring files from one User Account to another.