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    Mar 15, 2014
    Too many beach balls--slow performance
    I have a 6-year-old Mac desktop with 2.4 GHz Intel core 2 Duo, upgraded to 4 GB ram. Performance was slowing so I put in the increased RAM and that helped until I installed Mavericks. Now it is really slow--often stopping while I watch the spinning "beach ball." Any help out there?

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    May 20, 2008
    2011 13" MBP 2.3ghz, 8gig ram, OS 10.7.5
    Read some of the links in my signature.

    - Nick
    - Too many "beachballs", read this: Beachballs
    - Computer seems slower than it used to? Read this for some slow computer tips: Speedup
    - Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
    - Apple Battery Info. Battery

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