How to Speed up a slow running MacBook Pro?
02/09/2017 1021 views
I have a MacBook Pro for 2012 model. It’s a 3GHz with 4 GB of RAM.
It has been proved a great computer for me, but from past few days, it’s starting to get slow and somewhat laggy. Safari has crashed continuously even when I open few tabs.
Also, I am not using any kind of Antivirus software on my MacBook Pro. Any tips or tricks to make it fast again.
Note: Please do not give tips like re-install OS and update to macOS Sierra. As I am already using macOS Sierra and have re-installed Mac OS two times.
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If despite using, latest Mac OS and reinstalling the OS multiple times, you are facing slow MacBook Pro problems, then you need to look into other parameters. Below I have written some points that might helpful in improving a slow Mac performance.
- Replace your Mac hard drive with an SSD
- Add more memory (RAM)
- Clean your Mac's hard drive
- Reduce login items
- Identify resources hungry process
- Clean-up your MacBook Pro using a free Mac cleaner software. Here is my suggestion http://download.cnet.com/Stellar-SpeedUp-Mac/3000-18512_4-75375354.html
Let me know your progress.
Answered 02/09/2017 by: peteosmac