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hey and thanks for looking at my topic, i really need help becasue i really dont know what to do.

everytime to go to update software it quits and asks me if i want to send a report. it's been like then for weeks, an i tried various times.

i tried to download it from the site, but i have no idea how to install it sice i only been on mac for 1 month.

also, when i get a messege on my msn that i have an emal and click on it, appleworks opens. i have no idea what to do to fix it. and it does that on every link that is on my mac (example a link on a traning program cd)

any help at all would be appreciated.
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I would start by opening Finder. Select your "Applications" folder and then your "Utilities" folder. In there you will find an application/utility called "disk utility". Open disk utility and click once on the drive named "Macintosh HD" so it is selected. Then lower in the window you will see a button titled "Repair Permissions". Click this button and let it do its thing.

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when i go to applications i dont see a utilities folder. however, when i open finder and go to Go>Utilities.. nothing opens up.
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Weird, you should have a utilities folder??

What OS X version are you running? What language?
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when i go to applications i dont see a utilities folder. however, when i open finder and go to Go>Utilities.. nothing opens up.
Maybe the Application Folder you are checking belongs to the User.

Try typing "/Applications/Utilities/" (without the quotes) in the "Go to Folder…" field. If it is there then start repairing per rberry88 instructions.
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Asking the question again, what version of the OS ar you using?

I would get the combo updater of the same version that you are running and install it.

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