Thread: help with startup
03-10-2008, 05:09 PM #1
help with startup
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- Feb 24, 2008
- 15" MacBook Pro 2.7 GHz Quad i7, 16GB | 27" iMac 3.1 GHz Quad i5 12GB|OS X.11.1 | iPhone 4 iOS 7.1.2
my 2.6 ghz 2 gb ram MBP is taking pretty long to start usually over 45 secs....it seems to try n read from my cd drive & also appears to scan my hard drives before. during the apple logo & the spinning wheel...is there any way i can stop it from scanning my drives at startup/change startup preferences? btw it seems to take a little longer since i updated with 10.5.2...i hardly have anything set to load at startup...just 4 items...
apart from that if there is any other way to speed up things please let me know...thanks...
03-10-2008, 06:54 PM #2
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- Nov 28, 2007
- Nambucca Heads Australia
- Imac 27", i7 4GHz, 1TB Flash Storage, 32GB memory, OS X.12.3
40-50 seconds is the norm. To check go to System Preference>Accounts>Click on your Account>Login Items just to make sure nothing is selected there which may slow you down.
Think this is slow try XP Professional on a Dell laptop................
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