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Macbook - booting takes longer and longer

by phil.d / March 14, 2007 10:40 AM PDT

I bought a black apple macbook in august 2006.

When i first booted the macbook i was pleasantly suprised at how fast Mac osX booted up.

Now (March 07), I have noticed that the booting seems to take much longer than before, but the overall performance of my Macbook is unchanged. I have stayed on the ball with all firmware updates.

Macbook Black
80gb hd
2gb memory

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by jackson dougless / March 14, 2007 2:21 PM PDT

Most of this perceived difference is just you're getting accustomed to the boot speed of OS X, and resetting your standards by it. The rest could probably be accounted for by things you've done. Dashboard widgets you might have added need to be loaded, icons on the desktop, any programs that lodge themselves into the application bar, services you might have enabled... They all take time to process.

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macbook, response
by phil.d / March 15, 2007 10:42 AM PDT
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hey, thanks, ur theory may be correct, the hard drive is nearly full and i have a lot of software on my machine, so yes that may very well be the source of my issue, thanks again

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