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my mac cpu is running at 100%

August 10, 2011 at 15:30:23
Specs: Macintosh 10.4, 133ghz 1gb
powerbook g4 running cpu at 100% and slowly i have scanned for virus problems and found none am not familiar with mac at all this is my first what can i do

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August 10, 2011 at 22:26:05
How long has it been like this, a long time or did it just start?

What programs are you running and how old are they (newer programs are memory and cpu-hungry)? You may need to "up" the RAM. Also, depending on your demands, the 1.3GHz processor could be an issue.

iMac G5 1.8GHz "Hero" PowerPC
2 x 1GB DDR PC3200 SDRAM
160GB WDC WD1600JD-40GBB2
Mac OS X Leopard Version 10.5.8

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August 12, 2011 at 07:37:03
it seems to have slowed since getting comcast high speed internet i know my husbands ancient compact runs faster than my g4 he has his on a ethernet connection while mine is wifi could this have something to do with it i thought wifi was faster but not so in this house. i have done everything comcast has suggested to no avail i am so new to apple OS. that i am afraid to try anything on my own please help

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