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by rumplestiltskin
08 May 2016, 18:37
Forum: Macs Fan Control
Topic: Clean out the dust in an iMac - the easy way
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Clean out the dust in an iMac - the easy way

This isn't quite a good as a partial disassembly but it works surprisingly well. Run TechTool Pro 8 (might work in 7, not sure) and do the default tests. One of them checks the fans and, in so doing, ramps them up to full speed. I would strongly recommend you do this outdoors as, if your iMac is ful...
by rumplestiltskin
22 Jun 2015, 15:01
Forum: Macs Fan Control
Topic: Too many "wakeups" ?
Replies: 2
Views: 4635

Too many "wakeups" ?

iMac, Mavericks 10.9.5, Samsung 840. Console reports this: 6/22/15 8:12:32.000 AM kernel[0]: process MacsFanControl[219] caught causing excessive wakeups. Observed wakeups rate (per sec): 783; Maximum permitted wakeups rate (per sec): 150; Observation period: 300 seconds; Task lifetime number of wak...