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What is up with this?! I can't even use spotlight now! I haven't noticed this since I installed an OS X update yesterday...

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Repair permissions?
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Sorry, I'm not sure what that means, could you explain further?
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ah...well nevermind. a simple restart fixed the problem...though there have been several odd things happening since i updated...all being fixed when i restart...
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Often with OSX after installing things or updating things you have to repair permissions. Doesnt hurt to run the permissions repair process every week or two just to keep things straight. Its in Applications, Utilities, Disk Utility. Run that and click on your main disk, then click "Repair permissions". It will show you what all it finds wrong as it fixes the poermissions. Will solve LOTS of odd and unexplainable problems.
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i believe for the lastest update the process required 2 restarts for intel based macs. i dont know what you have so i will leave it at that
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