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When you have spontaneous problems with your Mac, there are several things you can try to resolve the issue (listed in order of increasing difficulty): Reset SMC Reset PRAM/NVRAM Swap out memory modules* Swap out hard drive* The SMC (System Management Controller) handles a lot of low-level system components. Fan issues, power issues, or spontaneous ...


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You can start to check what the heck is causing it with the activity monitor and system logs? Launchpad > Other > Console Launchpad > Other > Activity Monitor Check what is taking up all your memory. I have a memory clean app called FreeMemory Pro which checks if memory is low, when low it frees memory, but when doing this everything freezes as this ...


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Apple issued a notice recently about the freezing 13" Retina MBPs: https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht206594


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My Mail.app was freezing when I tried to quit it (forcing me to force quit it) and it was also not letting me select folders (it just showed the same partial list of my email). I tried https://miapple.me/fixing-mac-os-x-10-10-yosemite-mail-not-responding/ to no avail. Believe it or not, what finally worked was: force quit Mail.app turn of Airport so my ...


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Don't worry, it's not just you. Many Mac users are experiencing this same issue, including me. It is thought to be a bug in 10.11.4 and I suggest you upgrade to 10.11.5 or downgrade (if you have a backup) to 10.11.3. In my case, I haven't had an issue or a freeze since I upgraded to 10.11.5. It works great. See: http://www.macrumors.com/2016/05/13/macbook-...


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I had a similar problem where xcode was hanging on opening one particular project. I wanted a very precise fix without having to remove all the settings. I deleted proj.xcodeproj/project.xcworkspace/xcuserdata/<user>.userdatad/UserInterfaceState.xcuserstate from the .xcodeproj folder and that solved the problem. So if you are having Xcode hang while ...


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This happens on just about every computer when you are adding or subtracting output monitors. I suppose it has to do with how the(in this case internal) GPU processes the new output. 2 extra monitors is also a big feat for a Macbook's GPU! The only way I am aware of achieving what you want would be through remote desktop. However that has it's own caveats ...



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