Aunts machine takes 20 mins to boot

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  1. squid

    squid braap

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    Well it did. I deleted some shit, but it still takes maybe 12 minutes to boot up. It's a new intel Macbook, dual core 2.0 I think. 2g of ram I believe.

    She's asking me to install more ram now :rolleyes:

    I don't have the machine in front of me right now. Is there like a "processes" panel like in XP? How else could I figure out what's slowing this thing down so much? She doesn't do shit, just email and surfing, but downloads and installs fucking everything she sees. I noticed 3 different programs in the dock to keep track of passwords, worthless crap like that.

    Thanks
     
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    open disk utility, then repair permissions - that should help.
     
  3. gui3

    gui3 all the dude ever wanted was his rug back

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    in terms of a processes window - open up Activity Monitor.
     
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    try a clean install
     
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    That's what it needs, but it's not my machine so I can't do that.
     
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    Any tips on speeding up a crap computer?
     

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