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I am assuming you do not have a full HDD - like you need 10% of the capacity empty. If that is not the case - first item is clean things up. Look at downloads folder. Empty Trash. Look at Applications.

I would perform a hardware check -- here is a link to Apple's software for checking hardware. I have not used this, but I expect such a test will take some time. Guess I am wrong - Apple says this takes minutes.
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