Mac finder not responding mavericks

I have never upgraded to Yosemite from Mavericks. I have been able to reboot without problem, but the finder still freezes consistently. I have repaired my disk utility, and I have 16gb of free space at the moment.

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Posted on Aug 23, 1: Page content loaded. Aug 23, 1: Aug 23, 3: Aug 24, 8: Finder — Fix Google Drive Problem. Aug 24, Aug 25, 8: Finder not Responding OS X Communities Contact Support. When it opens, you'll probably see hundreds of processes in each tab, but the ones you need now are CPU and Memory tabs. The heaviest ones will show up on the top.

However, sometimes your problem does lie within a specific process, you can force quit it Apple doesn't call it "to kill a process on Mac", they make it sound fancy.

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First, the file you were working with at the time of the freeze may be the issue. To help determine if this is true, try opening a different file with that app and work with it for a while.

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If it behaves normally, quit and then go back to the file you were working with at the time of the crash. If the errant behavior persists, you may have found your problem. Salvage what you can into a new file. Make sure that your software and OS X are up-to-date. This is easy to do with software purchased from the Mac App Store. The same goes for OS X. Option four, Shut Down , is selected by default. Alternatively, you can press and hold the Power button for 1. Press Command?

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Once your Mac has restarted, you might find that the hard restart has corrupted the file you were working on. Salvage what you can from it and create a new file.

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It removes all the useless files that take up space on your hard drive: That way, you can free up additional disk space for the OS X without deleting any of your own files. Finally, if system cleanup also fails to fix the problem, you can try to run a clean install of your Mac OS. Just follow the instructions: Way to go!! Thanks for sharing this, been having that spinning wheel issue for quite a bit now.

This helped fix that problem. I suppose I spoke too soon. After signing out of the iCloud in the preferences tab, I thought my problem got resolved but no. I'm still facing this issue.

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Can anyone pl help? I had exactly the Same problem. Finder was hanging in Mac OS Sierra. I tried to force quit it and even removing the plist file but this did not solve the problem.

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Thankfully I stumbled across this thread and after logging out of ICloud and then logging back into ICloud, this fixed the problem with Finder hanging. Hopefully this will fix the problem for you too. You are posting a reply to: Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. You are reporting the following post: This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

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