Mid-2012 MBP i7 still slow

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I made a post on my MacBook running really slow a while back. Since then, I have repaired permissions, repair issues with my disk and none of those things really fixed it. I recently reset the SMC on it since I figured it was easy, and it seems to have sped it up for the most part. I still get those annoying hangs when opening from sleep where the keyboard and mouse are unresponsive forcing a shut down. Then on top of that, startups are very slow, and then after I log into my account, things are SOOOO SLOW. It takes forever for me to be able to use my computer at any real good speed. The only startup apps I have are Skype and mail. I don't know why it takes so long. First the dock will show up, then after about 10-15 seconds, ill have my ONE desktop icon and the menu bar show up. The only other thing I can think of would be my hard drive failing. Other than that, I have no idea what the problem could be. Any ideas? Thanks.
 

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The only other thing I can think of would be my hard drive failing.

It sure sounds like the hard drive. Check it with Disk Utility and a program such as SMART reporter which you can find in the Mac App Store.
 
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It sure sounds like the hard drive. Check it with Disk Utility and a program such as SMART reporter which you can find in the Mac App Store.

Ok ill check that out. I did try OnyX as it helped my diagnose a failing hard drive on my Powermac but when I tried it on this computer it says that this hard drive doesn't support SMART. Maybe that program will yield different results.
 

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The hard drive in your MacBook Pro should support SMART unless it's an SSD or external to the machine.
 
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The hard drive in your MacBook Pro should support SMART unless it's an SSD or external to the machine.

I know its weird. Maybe its so broken that the program doesn't even see it or something lol. Im all time machined so I'm not really worried. Its just annoying.
 

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