Thread: Slow restart and shutdown
06-07-2010, 10:49 AM #1Slow restart and shutdown
I have an iMac (early 2009 model) that I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard(10.6.3) from Leopard and now when I restart and shutdown, it takes almost 30 secs for both, compared to when I was running Leopard, it literally took about a second (maybe 2). I've tried verifying/repair disk permissions, clearing cache, turning off airport utility, etc. per some suggestions through Google to no avail. There are no programs running before shutdown. I'm wondering if something was included in the upgrade/updates to slow the shutdown process.
Does anyone have any other ideas or suggestions?
06-08-2010, 09:56 AM #2
06-08-2010, 10:28 AM #3
- Member Since
- Jul 17, 2009
- 27" i7 iMac, 24" iMac, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 6S, iPod Nano 7th GeniPad 3
What was the problem (assuming you can call a 30 second restart/shutdown/startup a problem) so that others may learn/know??
06-08-2010, 10:42 AM #4
The problem was there were 2 Parallels Desktop services left behind after I uninstalled it. I went to their site and followed the instructions for complete removal and my problem was solved. I was using an app called AppCleaner to do the uninstallation. Obviously it didn't remove everything.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By dangermoose88 in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 1Last Post: 01-22-2011, 11:31 PM
By HawkCode in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 3Last Post: 08-28-2009, 12:02 PM
By svnipp in forum Switcher HangoutReplies: 4Last Post: 03-21-2008, 10:06 PM
By f1n3st in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 1Last Post: 09-29-2007, 12:13 AM
By andyorb in forum Apple DesktopsReplies: 0Last Post: 03-24-2005, 04:42 AM