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Using NoSleep for MBP going to sleep when lid is closed

hy, Is there any problem if  I Use Nosleep (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/37991/nosleep) to keep my mac from going to sleep when lid is closed?1. Reset PRAM.  http://support.apple.com/kb/PH4405 2. Reset SMC.     http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964

How can I remove Parallels from my Macbook completely?

My MBP has been booting up very slowly, and I checked Console to see what might be causing it. I saw that a lot of the registered entries were related to Parallels, so I decided to unninstall it, since I also read that many people felt that their lap

Is there a keylogger or tracker on my computer?

Hi, I have reason to belive there might be some sort of spying software/keylogger installed on my computer without my consent. I am 18 and the laptop I'm using was purchased for me by my mother about a year or two ago. She's one of those paranoid mot

Slow boot time after upgrading to Mavericks

I use MBP mid 2010 it came with Snow Leopard 10.6.8. About 2 months ago I upgraded to 10.9.2 and ever since I'm experiencing slower boot time - in previous OS it started within less than 30sec and right now it starts around ~1min untill I see the des

Early 2011 13" MacBook Pro Freezing since upgrading to Mountain Lion

Hey all, I've been researching this issue extensively and it seems as if it would be most efficient if I started my own post instead of cluttering someone else's. I upgraded to Mountain Lion within a week of its release. In the past two weeks, my com

Mavericks freezing for a few seconds in intervals

I've just upgraded to Mavericks and I'm having an issue with it freezing for a few seconds at random intervals. happens almost everytime I switch desktops too. herer's my system spec : Hardware Information:           MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011)

Right USB Port stops working after disconnecting device since 10.9.2

Hi, Since updating to 10.9.2 the right USB port on my MBA stops working after diconnecting a device (tested: external hard drive, USB flash drive, USB HSPA Modem). The only way to get the port recognizing the device on that port is to do a restart. I

When closing Firefox after upgrading to Ver. 4 it no longer prompts to save tabs. Advice given was: "Settings may be set incorrectly If your Firefox settings are configured differently, the prompt will not occur. " What settings do I need to change?

Every time I close Firefox I lose all the tabs and have to re-establish them when re-starting Firefox. I cannot find any provision in the options to change that.A slow boot time can be caused by login items. User Login Items:     Flux     NoSleep    

How do I stop my macbook from restarting randomly?

Sorry I accidently marked my last post as resolved and it was not Hardware Overview:   Model Name:          MacBook   Model Identifier:          MacBook5,1   Processor Name:          Intel Core 2 Duo   Processor Speed:          2 GHz   Number of Proc

USB Ports on Macbook Pro (Late 2011) no longer working...

Hey all, I know there are numurous posts on this but none have seemed to help me. Today both of my USB ports have stopped working. Two months ago the one next to the thunderbolt port would go in and out and today both of them just don't work at all e

My Macbook pro is running very slow.  I just learned about etrecheck.  Can anyone give me pointers.  The etrecheck report should be attached

Here is my etrecheck report.  I have no idea what any of it means.  My computer is 5 years old and running VERY slowly.  Help is appreciated from anyone! EtreCheck version: 1.9.12 (48) Report generated July 15, 2014 at 1:59:29 PM EDT Hardware Informa

Who can look at my etrecheck results?

Problem description: My whole system is very sluggish.  Spinning wheel shows a lot. EtreCheck version: 2.2 (132) Report generated 5/2/15, 1:14 PM Download EtreCheck from http://etresoft.com/etrecheck Click the [Click for support] links for help with

Everything sluggish after upgrade to Yosemite on Macbook Pro

Recently upgraded to Yosemite on MBP Late 2011. 8GB of Ram and plenty of harddrive space. Everything is unbearably slow. Typing lags, programs take forever to open. Please help. Etrecheck below. EtreCheck version: 2.0.11 (98) Report generated Novembe

OS X Yosemite RAM Issues - kernel_task

Hello, Looks like I have a memory leak somewhere.  I'm unable to pin it down.  My kernel_task is taking too much memory and it force yosemite to kill window manager, not a good thing Can you help me out?  I'm really considering a roll back to maveric

Spotlight reindex, mds crash

Hello, I was searching a lot of stuff and I didn't found any resonable solution. It starts about the last update to 10.9.1. (17.12.). Main problem is like this: every time I open a lid on my AriMac, spotlight is starting reindexation. I found some li

Why is my Retina Macbook Pro slow after Yosemite

I have tried to do the Disk repairs in Safe Mode several times and then the SMC and PRAM clearing that Luis Mercado suggested in October 2014 and still have the same slow spinning wheel issue since Yosemite install.  PLEASE HELP.  BEEN A MAC GUY FOR

Multiple applications crashing in Mavericks

Hi there         Since the last few days after I updated to Mavericks 10.9.1 my Macbook Pro crashes a lot. It happens whenever I launch Skype or any other application, even Finder. Sometimes when I go into System Prefs and select anything such as Key

MacBook Pro Suddenly Very Slow

Hello all, I own a mid-2012 MacBook Pro with 8gb of RAM and 2.5GHz i5 processor running the latest version of Mavericks. I purchased it back in December 2012, and have only had one issue with it (graphics card failure, which was fixed by Apple). Ever

Mac requests to restart

i am using a mac book pro running osx lion 10.7.5 i was playing duke nukem manhattan project .iam using wine skin. i wanted to stop so i forced it to quit. after that i got this message i am sorry the image is upside down .(held the camera upside dow

Mac book pro keeps restarting

My Mac book pro keeps restarting after I installed OS mavericks. Even though I switched to Yosemite I have the same problem. I am copying the error as well as my system specification here. Please tell me the solution to this problem as soon as possib