macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

Most of us have probably seen this, where the kernel_taks starts using high amounts of CPU. There can be several causes for this but one I didnt even think about is CPU temperature. To offer so more clarity I have a 2012 MacBook Pro 10,1 - 2.7Ghz I7 16G memory. I had to replace my … Continue reading macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

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Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina

I have been running VMWare Fusion 11 for sometime now and with macOS Catalina 10.15.x. I received two popups everytime I started a VM. I ignored them and just clicked OK for quite awhile and just didn't look into how to remedy until now. It turns out its associated with extended attributes. It isn't supposed … Continue reading Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina