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Hello, in my applications folder, when i try to open an application i get the error either "you don't have sufficient access privileges"<downloaded apps and "this is not supported on this architecture"<for the core apps like ical itunes also the application icon is changed to the blue folder with the red access denied icon in the bottom right, ive tried useing Onyx but not sure how. any help to tell me whats wrong and how i can fix it would be great, thanks.

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After you've run the OnyX installer open it (installer should have put it in your Applications folder). At launch it should check your S.M.A.R.T. status and then verify that your disk is OK. When that's done it'll prompt you to run your admin password, then click on the 'Automator' button and then slect 'execute' and leave it to do its work. Reboot once it's finished and see if it has helped.
Alternatively, you could launch DiskUtility (if the Mac will let you given your current problem) in your Utilities folder. Select your disk from the left side of the window - usually Macintosh HD - and then click on 'Repair Permissions'.
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Also, are you the only user on the computer? Because an administrative account could have locked out specific apps from your account (hence the "you don't have sufficient access privileges").


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of course im the admin... im useing onyx now, to fix the disk permissions.
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of course im the admin... im useing onyx now, to fix the disk permissions.
hey, you never know (I wasn't sure how familiar you were with OS X)


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