Thread: Quicktime Problems
04-15-2008, 05:16 PM #1
- Member Since
- Apr 15, 2008
Let's start of by saying, I'm a PC girl... so I'll need to be handheld through some of this.
First, some specs. I'm working from an iMac running OS X 10.2.8 Already, you can see it's a bit behind, but there is no need to upgrade for anything that's been running on it.
Recently I downloaded a video in .mp4, but due to the old OS it wasn't playing. Trying to be creative, I checked around for codecs. <---First sign I'm not used to Macs, right?
Anyway, after trying to install a few things and have nothing work, I gave up.
However, now Quicktime isn't running. I tried to uninstall, but couldn't find a way... So, in my brilliance, I just deleted the folders.
However, the OS still recognizes Quicktime as being installed, so I can't reinstall it. I can't upgrade either, as there are no higher versions supported for the OS past what I have/had.
Someone please help?
If this belongs in Programs, I'm sorry.
04-16-2008, 12:10 AM #2
- Member Since
- Dec 24, 2002
- Los Angeles, California
- 2 x 3.0GHz Quad-Core, 6GB OS X 10.6.8 | 15in MacBook Pro 2.2GHz OS X 10.6.8 | 64GB iPad 2 WiFi
You can look in your systems folder for the following: Library -> Receipts -> QuickTime740_Tiger.pkg. QuickTime740_Tiger.pkg is the version on my system. If you delete this file I believe that you will be able to load quicktime again.Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By CobR in forum OS X - Apps and GamesReplies: 2Last Post: 01-14-2010, 11:20 AM
By mike_lads in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 3Last Post: 11-02-2009, 07:41 PM
By alicattt in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 8Last Post: 07-29-2007, 11:15 AM
By RiseAbove24 in forum Movies and VideoReplies: 0Last Post: 08-05-2006, 03:05 AM
By garrettking in forum OS X - Apps and GamesReplies: 1Last Post: 05-05-2006, 01:07 AM