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  1. #1

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    Jun 15, 2006
    POSI error: Cannot allocate memory
    Hi all,

    I am having some problems with applications on a 12 inch powerbook. Most of the applications (word, iTunes ...) all terminate seconds after starting. I tried to do a software update and that results in an error:

    "POSIX error: Cannot allocate memory"

    Has anyone seen this or got any suggestions as to what may be going on?


  2. #2

    Member Since
    Jan 31, 2005
    the first things to try are:

    1. repair permissions with disk utility.
    2. try setting up another user account and see if it happens there to.
    3. report back.

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