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ScottWH 05-04-2014 10:45 AM

"Apply to enclosed items" problem
 
My iMac 2007 (OS 10.9) required authentication for copying filed to my hard drive (name: iMac). I selected "apply to enclosed items" in the info window and then aborted halfway through. Now the computer barely functions, slow, relaunched finder often. I can't even access time machine. Any suggestions?

cradom 05-04-2014 11:26 AM

Reboot holding down Option key. Select Recovery disk to boot from.
Run Disk Utilities from menu. Repair disk permissions.
Don't do that again.

ScottWH 05-04-2014 02:03 PM

Other ideas?
 
Well, that didn't work. I'm open to any other ideas.

cradom 05-04-2014 06:49 PM

Actually your best bet is a reinstall. You have a backup right?

ScottWH 05-04-2014 07:49 PM

Restore
 
Thanks, Craig. I was able to restore my hard drive from time mating back a couple of days. This seems to have solved my problem. Lesson learned. I appreciate your help.

cradom 05-04-2014 07:59 PM

At least you got it sorted. Good job.


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