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You can usually fix most finder problems by force quitting it and relaunching it. http://applemacosx.com/2015/09/30/what-to-do-when-mac-finder-is-not-responding/ If that doesn't work I recommend you do what Buscar said to do and reset the Finder's default state.


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You do not have the latest version of VLC for OS X, at the present time, the latest version of VLC for OS X is 2.2.2, so you might want to try it and see if the issue persists. In clicking VLC > Check for Update..., note as shown in the image below it says: More than 100 fixes for issues reported for 2.2.1. Full support of Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. ...


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Sadly, this is a very broad issue, and unfortunately it's difficult to solve over the internet with so little information. I'll give as much help as I can, but you're probably best following online guides until you can come back with more information. MacWorld has a good guide, as does HowToGeek and a host of others. Given what you've done so far, I'll try ...


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You must have enabled FileVault, therefore your disk this encrypted, you go to: System preferences / security and privacy / FileVault. if enabled it so you disable, it should take some time why he will decrypt your disk, then restart and everything returns to normal. for more information: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204156


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My assumption solution: Safari is continuously attempting to reload the last session. To resolve this issue go to ~/Library/Saved Application State/ Remove the com.safari... folder and place in the Trash. A second issue could be adware, which created the issue in the first place. Open Safari, which should operate properly after removing the above folder, ...


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The simplest fix is to either connect the Mac to another Mac with yours in Target Disk Mode to save the files you need or to make a new admin account. How to set single / target disk: Stuck at Apple logo during boot. Cannot enter Safe mode. Cannot use Recovery USB How to make a new admin account by deleting the /var/db/.AppleSetupDone file while booted ...


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This worked for a colleague: you can type alt/optcmdW when opening Preview, then quit an re-open.


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According to several sources: Apple discussions or Mac notebooks: Apple Hardware Test may report "HDD" alert the error: error 4HDD/11/40000000:SATA(0,0) may be erroneous or at least unclear/dubious. It may be related to the vanishing of your users in the Login Screen or not. Depending on your findings in Single User Mode you have several options: ...


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The bible for troubleshooting software is: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201516 You might want to jump to making a new user account and seeing if you can reproduce the hang there. If it's a pure incompatibility with google chrome your version and OS X your version, you should be able to replicate it in short order. Also, keep some sort of log with: ...


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Got a Macbook Air with latest El Crapitan OS X. Yes, Chrome for me freezes after wake even with just one tab open. You would think considering Google mostly requires Mac's now and I am pretty sure they use Chrome not Safari. One has to wonder why Chrome struggles badly on Mac's? Maybe Googler's just run Canary beta all the time because that seems to be their ...


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A variation of suggestions from Alistair and Kevin and the Lucas, the OP, worked for me. This is exactly the problem I was having. From Lucas: Before the hang begins, the pane on the left briefly shows four items ... “All Fonts” then a subheading “Smart Collection.” I force-quite Font Book, went to the FontCollections folder (Finder Go Menu, pasted ...


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Its very simple. Just open mail, you can see file drop down menu(at the top left). There will be your preferences.


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Sounds like your installation is messed up. Are you able to boot in Recovery Mode? Hold both the Command and R keys on the keyboard until you hear the chime noise.


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On my installation, Mail hanged whenever I tried to view the inbox. Deleting ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/ or ~/Library/Mail/ didn't help, but when I moved a single message from my inbox to another mailbox in Gmail's web interface, Mail stopped hanging. When I moved the message back to the inbox, Mail started hanging again. I don't know what about ...


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So it's two months later and I'm a little bit wiser and would like to summarise what I've already posted in the comments and expand on that little. What my colleague forgot to tell me was that the computer had been freezing from time to time even when running Mavericks; he only mentioned freezing after upgrading to El Capitan, which led me to believe that ...


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As it turns out, the adapter was faulty, as it appears. I had not tested it because shortly after the problem occurred, the battery refused to charge so I had to have it serviced.


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Could be a hardware related issue (either the MBP or external display) Similar issue happened to me and it turned out to be an issue with the LVDS cable. Also used to work at the Genius Bar, and would see this a lot with certain models of MBP. Try running a hardware test https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201257 , or if you can take it in to the Genius Bar. ...



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