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kernel_task

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Kernel_task taking up RAM in OS X

In OS X you may find the process "kernel_task" taking up a large amount of RAM. Here is why this is happening and what you can do about it.

By Aug. 12, 2011

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MacBook Air running hot due to 'kernel_task'

MacFixIt reader "Martin V." writes in to alert us about an ongoing issue with his MacBook Air. The process 'kernel_task' uses an inordinate amount of system resources causing his system to run abnormally hot.

By Jul. 14, 2009

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Kernel_task process taking up an inordinate amount of CPU

There have been many reports, especially with MacBook Air and other laptop owners, where the Mac OS X "kernel_task" process takes up a large amount of CPU when checked in Activity Monitor. When this happens, the computer may run slower and also may app

By Aug. 11, 2009

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AirPort Extreme 2005-001 (#2): Greater than 1 GB of RAM AirPort connection drop issue fixed for some

AirPort Extreme 2005-001 (#2): Greater than 1 GB of RAM AirPort connection drop issue fixed for some

By Nov. 4, 2005

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

We answer questions about moving data to new user accounts, larger virtual memory allotments, and more.

By Mar. 23, 2012

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Sudden loss of AirPort connectivity for iBook G4 mid-2005 series

Sudden loss of AirPort connectivity for iBook G4 mid-2005 series

By Oct. 12, 2005

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

We answer questions about 64-bit management and questions surrounding the OS X Mountain Lion release.

By Jul. 27, 2012

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KVM Switch kernel panics under Mac OS X 10.4.x

KVM Switch kernel panics under Mac OS X 10.4.x

By Jul. 20, 2005

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Sudden loss of AirPort connectivity for iBook G4 mid-2005 series (#2)

Sudden loss of AirPort connectivity for iBook G4 mid-2005 series (#2)

By Oct. 13, 2005

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High-res PowerBook G4s (Double-Layer SuperDrive) [#5]: More on sudden loss of AirPort connectivity; Decreased video performance?

High-res PowerBook G4s (Double-Layer SuperDrive) [#5]: More on sudden loss of AirPort connectivity; Decreased video performance?

By Oct. 28, 2005