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Christopher Kinsman
Freezes up 10 minutes in!
on Apr 4, 2008 at 2:53:28 am

Hi Friends, I've got a pesky little spinning pinwheel of death about 10 minutes after every start up. I cant force quit any program I'm in and have to hard crash out of the freeze. Then it will start up and run all day without another freeze. Sometimes I can avoid the crash by restarting through mac restart. I'm running a G4 1.4 dual, 1.5gig ram, OS10.4.11. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I recently installed a secondary HDD and cloned the old to the new. I hadn't had crashes like that before - but crashing didn't start directly after the new drive install either. Could it be possible a software update like Adobe Reader could cause this? Thanks, Kind Regards, Chris K.

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Simon Carlson-Thies
Re: Freezes up 10 minutes in!
on Apr 10, 2008 at 8:44:19 pm

Run disk utility

Run cron tasks

empty caches

reboot in safe mode by holding shift while starting the computer

See if the problem persists report back with results

Simon Carlson-Thies,
Complex Technology Development

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