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My iBook is very slow to load after contact with a magnet

I have an iBook that is very slow to load after my daughter had a magnet around it for about 15 minutes during which it blinked on and off several times - any suggestions short of reloading every program from scratch?

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Run a demagnetizer around the area she had the magnet around the computer. The conductivity has sent a pulsation into that particular area. Demagnetizers were used on cassete recorders and are very hard to find these days

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