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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Sep 07, 2006
    My desktop is locked... or something.
    I can't modify my desktop. I can't add a new folder or bring anything onto it. When I try to do this it tells me I don't have sufficient privileges to do this, and that the desktop cannot be modified. I am on the master login and there is no other login at all. This is also effecting my internet downloads. I now cannot download ANYTHING AT ALL. No dashboard widgets, no psds or anything. Please help because I'm about to kill myself.

  2. #2

    PunkRockTuba's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 27, 2005
    Oklahoma City, OK
    17" MacBook Pro, 8GB iPhone
    right click the desktop and click get info, to go the bottom and expand Ownership & Permissions. Make sure it says You can Read & Write. Expand details and make sure it says Owner, your username, access read & write. Hope this fixes it, this happened to me once.

  3. #3

    coach_z's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 23, 2004
    North NJ
    i dont have no mac's
    has it alwas been like this?

    check your user account information and make sure you have the privleges to alter things like this.
    MoTM honor roll...
    i dont remember

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Oct 27, 2005
    Could this be an Apple Remote Desktop issue?

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