Very slow macbook pro

Oct 5, 2015
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Hey All,
My macbook pro is very very unbearably slow. It also heats up a lot!! If someone can help me solve the problem please let me know. thanks
Below I copy the ETRECHECK info ( I have no idea what this data all means, but I'm sure most of you do!):
EtreCheck version: 2.5.3 (206)
Report generated 10/5/15 5:51 PM
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Click the [Click for details] links for more information about that line.
Click the [Click to remove] links for help removing adware.

Hardware Information: (What does this mean?)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)
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[Click for User Guide]
MacBook Pro - model: MacBookPro8,1
1 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 CPU: 2-core
2 GB DDR3 1333 MHz ok
2 GB DDR3 1333 MHz ok
Bluetooth: Old - Handoff/Airdrop2 not supported
Wireless: en1: 802.11 a/b/g/n
Battery: Health = Normal - Cycle count = 290 - SN = 9G2070H76D3MA

Video Information: (What does this mean?)
Intel HD Graphics 3000 - VRAM: 384 MB
Color LCD 1280 x 800

System Software: (What does this mean?)
OS X Lion 10.7.5 (11G63) - Time since boot: less than an hour

Disk Information: (What does this mean?)
Hitachi HTS545050B9A302 disk0 : (500.11 GB) (Rotational)
disk0s1 (disk0s1) <not mounted> : 210 MB
Macintosh HD (disk0s2) / : 499.25 GB (181.90 GB free)
Recovery HD (disk0s3) <not mounted> [Recovery]: 650 MB


USB Information: (What does this mean?)
Apple Inc. BRCM2070 Hub
Apple Inc. Bluetooth USB Host Controller
Apple Inc. Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad
Apple Inc. FaceTime HD Camera (Built-in)
Apple Computer, Inc. IR Receiver

Thunderbolt Information: (What does this mean?)
Apple, Inc. MacBook Pro

System Launch Agents: (What does this mean?)
[loaded] - /usr/libexec/SafariNotificationAgent: Executable not found!

System Launch Daemons: (What does this mean?)
[loaded] - No signature!

Launch Agents: (What does this mean?)
[loaded] com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]

Launch Daemons: (What does this mean?)
[loaded] com.adobe.fpsaud.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.barebones.textwrangler.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.bombich.ccc.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]
[loaded] [Click for support]

User Launch Agents: (What does this mean?)
[loaded] com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist [Click for support]
[failed] com.adobe.ARM.[...].plist [Click for support] [Click for details]
[running] com.akamai.single-user-client.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac2Helper.diskSpaceWatcher.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac2Helper.scheduledScan.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac2Helper.trashWatcher.plist [Click for support]
[loaded] com.synology.CloudStation.plist [Click for support]

User Login Items: (What does this mean?)
Flux Application (/Applications/
Dropbox Application (/Applications/

Other Apps: (What does this mean?)
[running] [0x0-0x16016].org.herf.Flux
[running] [0x0-0x18018].com.mekentosj.Citations
[running] [0x0-0x19019].com.garmin.renu.service
[running] [0x0-0x1b01b].com.getdropbox.dropbox
[running] [0x0-0x1d01d].com.evernote.EvernoteHelper
[running] [0x0-0x1f01f].com.synology.CloudStationUI
[running] [0x0-0x30030].com.etresoft.EtreCheck
[running] [0x0-0x7007].org.mozilla.firefox

Internet Plug-ins: (What does this mean?)
FlashPlayer-10.6: Version: - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
QuickTime Plugin: Version: 7.7.1
AdobePDFViewerNPAPI: Version: 10.1.4 [Click for support]
Flash Player: Version: - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
AdobePDFViewer: Version: 9.0.0 [Click for support]
o1dbrowserplugin: Version: - SDK 10.8 [Click for support]
SharePointBrowserPlugin: Version: 14.2.3 - SDK 10.6 [Click for support]
googletalkbrowserplugin: Version: - SDK 10.8 [Click for support]
Mathematica: Version: [Click for support]
JavaAppletPlugin: Version: 14.9.0 - SDK 10.7 Check version

Safari Extensions: (What does this mean?)
Searchme Adware! [Click to remove]

3rd Party Preference Panes: (What does this mean?)
Akamai NetSession Preferences [Click for support]
Flash Player [Click for support]
Growl [Click for support]
Perian [Click for support]
TeXDistPrefPane [Click for support]

Time Machine: (What does this mean?)
Time Machine not configured!

Top Processes by CPU: (What does this mean?)
10% helpd
6% firefox
6% mdworker
2% WindowServer
2% hiutil

Top Processes by Memory: (What does this mean?)
664 MB firefox
131 MB Mail
86 MB mds
70 MB Finder
70 MB Dropbox

Virtual Memory Information: (What does this mean?)
784 MB Free RAM
3.23 GB Used RAM
23 MB Swap Used

Diagnostics Information: (What does this mean?)
Oct 5, 2015, 05:29:28 PM Self test - passed


Cory Cooper

May 19, 2004
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Hello and welcome.

The CleanMyMac app is probably the issue that is causing the slowness. I recommend uninstalling it. That should solve the issue.

How To Uninstall CleanMyMac 2?

Also, f.lux may also slow the Mac down a bit. Uninstall it as well, if the above does't help.


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