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    Oct 18, 2009
    Unhappy Macbook super slow after OS X 10.6.8 upgrade
    After upgrading to OS X 10.6.8, my mac is running SUPER slow!!! I have 50% of hard disk space so it shouldn't be a problem. I ran Repair Disk Permission, and Verify disk etc but no luck. Everything is running real slow - Mail, internet browser, Finder everything - it takes minutes to load anything. All I see is the spinning rainbow wheel!!!! Please HELP! To get back to pre-upgrade speed, should I reinstall Snow Leopard or should I go for Snow Lion upgrade???? Any suggestions please????

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Did you do a clean Snow Leopard install or an upgrade over Leopard? When I originally upgraded from Leopard to Snow Leopard, I had nothing but problems, however, when I installed Snow Leopard clean and then restored from a Time Machine backup everything was fast and smooth.

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    Oct 18, 2009
    I upgraded from OS X 10.6.7 to 10.6.8. Should I reinstall Snow Leopard from scratch ie clean reinstall?

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