Solved why is my mac pro running the spinning wheel of death

October 15, 2014 at 13:02:13
Specs: Macintosh 10.9.5
mac pro about 5 years old is slow at startup with a greyed out screen and is now often taking 5 minutes to get some processes done

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#1
October 16, 2014 at 11:37:40
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Try these first:

http://macpaw.com/slow-mac/why-is-m...

They may help your problem, if not there are plenty of other things we can try!

Not sure what you mean by "greyed out screen", could you please describe it in further detail?

Is this what you mean:

http://support.apple.com/kb/ts2570

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#2
October 16, 2014 at 12:55:24
I recall a recent post here at CN warning not to use Clean My Mac utility; which is touted on the macpaw link above... Seems it has a more than a few problems... The rest of their info may be of value though; likewise the other link may be of help...

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#3
October 16, 2014 at 17:43:13
Thank you so much. I restarted my Mac in safe mode and it helped. It's great to have such knowledgeable people out there willing to help us ...uh.. not so knowledgable people! Thank you again..

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#4
October 16, 2014 at 18:58:10
No problem, happy to help!

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