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I am running 10.6.8 with all software updates complete. I have a 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and do not run any programs on it that consume a lot of computing power. In fact, for the most part it's just for surfing the web, email, and that's about it. It seems the spinning beach ball has been appearing more often than usual these days. We have NOT added any programs to it in the last year or more. What can we do to have it run smoother and get rid of the beach ball? (in the PC world we called it optimizing)
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