The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Computers, Phones & Internet / Apple User's Group


Subject:  Re: Macbook Pro problems Date:  1/18/2019  3:01 PM
Author:  ptheland Number:  71286 of 71761

The OP tried doing a clean install on the drive ("erasing the disk beforehand"), and it was still slow.

I guess I wasn't clear. I'm not talking about malware or corruption. I'm talking about the OS and/or applications demanding more and more every year from the hardware - usually because every year the current hardware becomes faster or more capable. After 6 or 7 years of this incremental creep in the software, old hardware runs noticeably slow.

Copyright 1996-2019 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us