OS X Archive Utility Hanging

Recently, my Archive Utility started hanging every once in a while, when trying to open pretty small ZIP files (often under 1 MB.) The answer for me is annoying, but simple:

Kill the appleeventsd process.


3 responses to “OS X Archive Utility Hanging”

  1. Yup happens to me too pretty often. Damn OS X.

  2. Thanks for the fix, happens to me every few days or so.

  3. Deleting the preference file in App Support works too. Requires a Force Quit of Archive Utility.