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by Cheryl Wolfer
Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: OSX 10.11 - El Capitan
Topic: Battery life dropping fast
Replies: 6
Views: 8515

Re: Battery life dropping fast

I am pleased to report that my computer is back to normal. The contact syncing was definitely the problem. Hope someone else can profit from my experience!
by Cheryl Wolfer
Thu Jan 07, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: OSX 10.11 - El Capitan
Topic: Battery life dropping fast
Replies: 6
Views: 8515

Re: Battery life dropping fast

Hey, I figured this out!!! I went to the activity monitor and found that two files were monopolizing my CPU -- callservicesd and soagent. I found this link http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/constantly-high-cpu-usage-soagent-callservicesd.1894835/ that describes the fix for the problem. Go to Syste...
by Cheryl Wolfer
Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: OSX 10.11 - El Capitan
Topic: Battery life dropping fast
Replies: 6
Views: 8515

Re: Battery life dropping fast

Yes, I've done everything that is suggested to prolong battery life as far as my preferences settings go. I've noticed that the fan is running much more often as well and certain websites seem to trigger it to come on. I've been shutting the computer down completely every night and that seems to hel...
by Cheryl Wolfer
Sat Jan 02, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: OSX 10.11 - El Capitan
Topic: Battery life dropping fast
Replies: 6
Views: 8515

Battery life dropping fast

It seems to me that my MacBook Air battery needs to be recharged much more often since the latest upgrade. However, this computer is approaching 5 years old so perhaps the battery just needs to be replaced? Is this a software or a hardware problem?
by Cheryl Wolfer
Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Library Donation
Replies: 7
Views: 2614

Re: Library Donation

I retired as the financial administrator at the North Olympic Library System in 2013. Although the library is funded from property taxes, there is always greater need than there are funds, especially since property values have plummeted in this area over the past eight years. The decline in property...
by Cheryl Wolfer
Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ride to Sequim Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 2209

Ride to Sequim Meeting

Hi, all. I live in Port Angeles and need a ride to tomorrow evening's Sequim meeting. Please contact me privately if you are able to help.

Thanks.

Cheryl Wolfer