/build/static/layout/Breadcrumb_cap_w.png

Software Question


El Capitan makes my Mac run very slow, need some help?

09/12/2016 862 views

I Upgraded my MBP (2014), from Yosemite to El Capitan and it slowed my Mac down to the point where it became totally unusable. I also tried to repair the permissions, and even reinstalled OS X El Capitan from Time Machine, but it didn't help. My MBP is crawling, and I'm hoping someone can walk me through a solution. Need help. 

0 Comments   [ + ] Show comments

Comments


All Answers

0
Did you run the hardware test on your Mac? https://support.apple.com/en-in/HT201257
You should also check Activity Monitor to know if an application is exhausting RAM. Did you checked how much free spaces is available on your startup disk? Clean your Mac if its running out of free spaces. Try free clean up http://www.macintosh-software.net/tools/speedup-mac.php You might consider to upgrade your RAM since OS X 10.9, 10.10 and 10.11 are RAM hungry OS X.  Upgrading the RAM to 4 - 8GB will provide you with improved speed. And yes, an SSD will surely boost the performance of your MacBook Pro.
Answered 09/13/2016 by: peteosmac
Fourth Degree Green Belt

Don't be a Stranger!

Sign up today to participate, stay informed, earn points and establish a reputation for yourself!

Sign up! or login

View more:

Share

 
This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site and/or clicking the "Accept" button you are providing consent Quest Software and its affiliates do NOT sell the Personal Data you provide to us either when you register on our websites or when you do business with us. For more information about our Privacy Policy and our data protection efforts, please visit GDPR-HQ