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    fresh Panther install but Mail & Safari don't respond
    Hello all,

    I have a burning question, and severe installation problems with an official Panther disc set. Here's what happens:
    I completely formatted my hard drive, zero all data. Then I installed Panther, disc 1,2 and 3. I login for the first time and open Safari to browse the web... it bounces three times in the dock and does not want to open. Mail opens, however by default opens with no viewer window, I have to select "new viewer window". Then on mail check it freezes (spinning colorball) and I have to force quit it. Even if I disable automatic mail check, Mail opens and refuses to quit. I tried everything from, upgrading to 10.3.9 to downloading an older version of Safari. It drives me nuts that Panther out of the box can't work! Internet Explore does work so it's not the network settings. And the day before I decided to do a clean install everything was working, well, almost everything because after upgrading to QuickTime 7 I couldn't open QuickTime Player or Preview. It almost seems to me that Apple forces you to go to the store and buy Tiger. Which is what I did, but my ProTools Digi 001 works only on 10.3.9! Please, can anyone help me???

    specs: G4 mirror dual 1.25, 1.25 G RAM, Maxtor 80 G ATA.

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    rman's Avatar
    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
    Have you repaired permissions after you finish upgrading to 10.3.9?
    Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!

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    Icicle's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 11, 2004
    Spokane Wa
    MacPro 2 x 3Ghz Dual Core Nvidia 8800, 7 gigs ram Macbook pro 2011 Intel i7 triple boots Ubuntu/Win7
    I dont think it has anything to do with the QT upgrade, mine works great.

    I echo the repair permissions sentiment.
    Kevin, Spokane Washington USA

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