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    Oct 19, 2009
    Question When I verify permissions on my Mac it freezes.
    Basically everytime I try and Verify Permissions on my Imac G5 it freezes up at the same message. I am running OSX 10.3.9. I have used Onyx and Disk Utility and neither one works. Here is where it stops everytime.

    We are using special permissions for the file or directory./System/Library/File systems/cd9660.fs/cd 9660. util. New Permissions are 33261

    Can someone help me? I think it is a problem with my disk drive, but not sure.

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    Feb 23, 2009
    21" iMac * 2.8 Ghz Intel Core i7 * 16GB 1333 Mhz DDR3 * 1TB HD *AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512 MB
    From what I remember, verifying permissions will at least slow down the computer while it's performing the task. You have to wait for the process to finish and it can take several minutes. Are you letting it complete the process?

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    Nov 28, 2007
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    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11
    And try popping in the Panther DVD and reboot , holding down 'C" after the chimes. Then go to Utilities in the menu bar and run Repair Disk. If it is the drive you will be advised in red!

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