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Apple OS X 10.5.3 Update and Freezing Keyboard

Posted in Apple, leopard, Mac, MacBook Pro, osx by fernieville on May 28, 2008

Apple on Wednesday released Mac OS X 10.5.3, a recommended update for all users of its Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard operating system that includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac.

Reading the bullet points I don’t think that my freezing issues are fixed…but then again if it’s Airport causing it:


AirPort

  • Improves 802.1X behavior and reliability.

This might fix it.

We’ll see.

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Mail hangs with Leopard 10.5

Posted in Mac by fernieville on January 31, 2008

mail.app logoHas anyone noticed how much Mail hangs with Leopard? I have three imap accounts, and somehow Google just hangs, constantly circling around as if downloading new msgs. And if I say “delete” this msg, and move to read my .Mac msgs, it reappears when I return! The synchronization of the imap account with Google is so slow that I have to wait a minute or so for it talk to Google and delete.

The odd thing is that it’s not completely incapacitated when it hangs…only hanging to emails coming in and going out. I can still read msgs, but I have to quit to send something out or get new ones. When it does hang I can’t just say Quit; I have to Force Quit. This is annoying and I hope that 10.5.2 fixes it.

Any suggestions or fixes for this?

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