I'm on 10.8.2. Finder always freezes. I have way more CPU and memory than this OS needs. It's only Finder. CPU usage spikes, spinning beachball, the whole thing. I cleared all my caches, disabled the "all my files" finder window. What else can I do? Does this get fixed in 10.8.3,4, or 5?

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    anything of interest in console logs ?
    – Ruskes
    Commented Nov 13, 2014 at 22:07
  • Getting ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Drive/GoogleDriveIpcPipe is a symbolic link ... cannot connect socket to server. Commented Nov 23, 2014 at 8:15
  • What about the Google drive? do you use the web version or have it installed on your Mac.
    – Ruskes
    Commented Nov 23, 2014 at 8:50
  • I have it installed. I suppose I ought to uninstall it? Commented Nov 23, 2014 at 20:01
  • Yes, I removed it and only use the web version.
    – Ruskes
    Commented Nov 23, 2014 at 20:07

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Uninstalling Google Drive and restarting the Finder has solved this issue.

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