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    Jun 14, 2012
    Authorisation needed every time I delete after cloning drive
    Hi, I recently installed a new SSD in my mid-2010 MacBook Pro (os x 10.7.4) by using Carbon Copy Cloner to clone my current drive to the SSD whilst it was in an external housing. That all went fine and I installed my new drive ok.

    It seems to be running ok, much faster etc except when I delete anything the admin authorisation box pops up and I have to put the admin password in. I've tried using Onyx to check permissions etc but doesn't seem to have helped.

    Just wondered if anyone had had the same problem or any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance,


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    osxx's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 19, 2008
    houston texas
    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    Its the nature of the OS and keeps unauthorized users from deleting important items/files.

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    Member Since
    Jun 13, 2010
    rMBP 13 2.5GHz 121GB SSD
    Do a fresh install and Migration Assistant.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Jun 14, 2012
    Does Migration Assistant copy all users etc including stored passwords, network account info etc?

    As for fresh install, would I wipe the new drive (with it still in the Mac) and plug the old drive in via USB and boot off that?


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