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Help Apps keep stopping


Sep 16, 2010
The last couple of days, several of my apps are randomly dying. I get a pop up message like, "Mail has stopped". I kill it and a few minutes later, the pop up appears again. And it's not just Mail. Other apps as well. Also, some of my apps no longer function correctly. For example, the text message app. It allows me to read messages, but I can't send any.

I initially thought it might be that I was running out of memory. So I cleaned things up to free a bunch of memory. But that didn't really make a difference. Then, I thought it might be a problem with the mail app, since that is the one that always seems to pop up first. So I uninstalled and reinstalled it. That seemed to let me use Mail again, but the next day, the problem started again.

Now, I'm thinking it may be some app that's out of control and hogging all the system resources. But I haven't really installed anything new lately. Maybe an app update?

Is there any way to figure out what app is causing the problem (assuming it's a bad app)? Or any other ways to diagnose the problem?

- Eric S.


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