Mac mini 2010 slow lion

Issue 5: Running Slow on Startup
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  1. After update to High Sierra my mac mini is slow
  2. How to Prepare Your Mac for macOS High Sierra
  3. What to Do if Your Mac Can’t Run Mountain Lion
  4. Snow Leopard on Mac Mini 2011?
  5. Is Your Mac Still Running OS X Lion? Why? You Should Upgrade to OS X Mavericks

Any suggestions would be helpful.

After update to High Sierra my mac mini is slow

Posted 15 February - AM. Thank you for the information. I will take a look at those links. I'm not sure I have the expertise to upgrade myself. Posted 19 February - AM.

How to Prepare Your Mac for macOS High Sierra

To follow up on smax's observations, your Mac Mini is "compatible" with Sierra -- but only just. That means you won't get the kind of performance out of Sierra that you would with a newer model Mac.


  • What to Do if Your Mac Can’t Run Mountain Lion | The Mac Security Blog.
  • Make room for Mojave.
  • After update to High Sierra my mac mini is slow | MacRumors Forums.

Thanks for the info. I may try to upgrade the RAM myself.

What to Do if Your Mac Can’t Run Mountain Lion

Posted 24 February - AM. I was pretty easy, but I was afraid I would break something. I got beeping sounds the first time so I figured out I hadn't seated the cards correctly. I did get them in and the mac mini definitely starts up faster. Posted 02 March - PM. Community Forum Software by IP. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer. Welcome to BleepingComputer , a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

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Please log in to reply. Some of it will just be dealing with a newer, more complex, more featured loaded, and thus more bloated version of the Mac OS. As a result, as I understand it, they are not quite as optimized for use on a traditional hard drive. You certainly could upgrade the drive from an traditional hard drive to an SSD. It is a bit on the more complex side of Mac upgrades but still do able. You did not mention how much RAM you have now, so this may or may not help much.

If it advisable to upgrade? That will really depend on you This all assumes you do it all yourself. It would likely be more expensive if you paid someone to do the upgrades. That is significantly cheaper i. Of course, with the a new Mac Mini, you will also get a faster, newer processor and you will have longer support for it with newer Mac OS versions. You current Mini can run the latest Sierra , but it might be able to run future versions. Before you perform a major operation like installing a new OS, you should always perform a system backup to protect your data.

Should the installation go awry, you don't want to lose important documents along with your photo and music libraries.

Snow Leopard on Mac Mini 2011?

Thankfully, Macs include a tool that make backups easy: Time Machine. Learn how to back up your Mac. To get it, open the Mac App Store and click the Updates tab. MacOS Mojave should be listed at the top after it's released.

Is Your Mac Still Running OS X Lion? Why? You Should Upgrade to OS X Mavericks

Click the Update button to download the update. You can track the progress of your download on the Purchased tab of the Mac App Store. After Mojave finishes downloading, just follow the prompts of the installation wizard to install it. When it comes time for future updates to Mojave, you'll find that Mojave has moved system updates from the App Store to a new location. MacOS Mojave: Everything you need to know.

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