Mac os x snow leopard finder not responding

Resolving Finder Problems in Mac OS X

Thanks for sharing this. 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. 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. 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.

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This was helpful 0. If I relaunch Finder, it too locks up and then the only thing left is to hold down the power button for a hard reboot. Any app that is running while this is happening will continue to run normally unless I try to shut it down.

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Repairing disk permissions has no effect. I also did a time machine and a full restore on a brand new MbP - and sure enough, after restore, the new MbP suffers form the same problem. Creating a new user has no effect. Seeing that the problem exists on different hardware, it's clearly a software problem.

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