New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

Need Help - When I Use File Dialog Box, Mac Asks for my Encrypted DMG Password


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
davidchen

 
Member Since: Sep 08, 2011
Posts: 1
davidchen is on a distinguished road

davidchen is offline
Hi,

When I use the file dialog box (from any application) to choose any file, Mac opens up several popup dialog box asking for me to enter my password for my encrypted disk image. Mac opens up several of this popup dialog box. Even if I click "Cancel" on the dialog box, a new ones pop up. I have to close the File Dialog box first, then I can press "Cancel" on the several dialog box that got opened.

While the pop-up password dialog boxes are up, I checked my Activity Monitor, it shows the following (in hierarchy). For example, when I accessed the file dialog box through Disk Utility (dialog box for creating a new disk image):

Code:
- Disk Utility
   - diskimages-helper
      - diskimages-helper
- diskimages-helper
   - diskimages-helper
      - diskimages-helper
   - diskimages-helper
   - ...
   - diskimages-helper
      - diskimages-helper
I was actually planning to attach screen capture images to illustrate. But same problem - when I have the file dialog box opened from Safari, I see those pop-ups again. In the Activity Monitor, the parent process for the diskimages-helper now says "Safari"

I'm using OS X Lion.

Is this a bug in Lion? Is this a malware/virus? Please help!!


Also, when I execute "ps -e | grep diskimages-helper" I get something similar to this:


Code:
1915 ?? 0:00.01 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid AAAA1111-1111-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345
1916 ?? 0:00.05 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid AAAA1111-1111-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345 -post-exec 4
1918 ?? 0:00.01 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid BBBB2222-2222-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345
1919 ?? 0:00.05 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid BBBB2222-2222-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345 -post-exec 4
1920 ?? 0:00.01 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid CCCC3333-3333-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345
1921 ?? 0:00.05 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid CCCC3333-3333-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345 -post-exec 4
1923 ?? 0:00.01 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid DDDD4444-4444-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345
1925 ?? 0:00.05 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid DDDD4444-4444-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345 -post-exec 4
1927 ?? 0:00.01 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid EEEE5555-5555-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345
1928 ?? 0:00.05 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/diskimages-helper -uuid EEEE5555-5555-AAAA-BBBB-ABCDEF012345 -post-exec 4
Thanks again!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« No HDD Detected - Disk Utility | Hashed my iMac g4 »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Five ways Apple can improve the Mac App Store OneMoreThing... Apple Rumors and Reports 0 07-16-2011 08:42 PM
MAC Mail account continually asks for Hotmail Password? DamonH Switcher Hangout 1 07-09-2010 05:56 AM
Can you guys open this site? Desolate One OS X - Apps and Games 13 04-29-2005 01:23 PM
Mac Users Get More ISP Choices schweb Apple Rumors and Reports 1 03-06-2003 10:57 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:23 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?