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nazmac21
Mar 13, 2007, 05:08 AM
GarageBand does not open (says its missing Quicktime content), Firefox freezes and crashes every 5-10 minutes and keyboard and trackpad do not work from time to time (not responsive at all sometimes).
What should I do?



mad jew
Mar 13, 2007, 05:16 AM
Create a new user account in System Preferences and see if the troubles carry over. Do you have plenty of free space on your hard drive? :)

nazmac21
Mar 13, 2007, 05:18 AM
Create a new user account in System Preferences and see if the troubles carry over. Do you have plenty of free space on your hard drive? :)

I have 27.8 GB(40GB Harddrive) of Harddrive space left.

mad jew
Mar 13, 2007, 05:23 AM
...And the new user account? :)

nazmac21
Mar 13, 2007, 05:27 AM
...And the new user account? :)

There are still problems in the new user account. Should I just re-install clean?

mad jew
Mar 13, 2007, 05:28 AM
A reinstall might help, but firstly lets look at your third party apps and peripherals. Also, do you have any third party RAM? :)

nazmac21
Mar 13, 2007, 05:31 AM
A reinstall might help, but firstly lets look at your third party apps and peripherals. Also, do you have any third party RAM? :)

I have stock RAM but I have a lot of third pary apps like Google Earth, HoltPuzzle Pro, Logger Pro 3, Macromedia Suit, Marble Blast Gold, Stuffit Expander and USB Shot.

mad jew
Mar 13, 2007, 05:31 AM
Get rid of the system changing apps and hacks for a start. Better?

nazmac21
Mar 13, 2007, 05:37 AM
Get rid of the system changing apps and hacks for a start. Better?

I am goint to back up right now (at 5:40 AM Minneapolis/Saint Paul Time) and re-install Mac OS X clean.

Sun Baked
Mar 13, 2007, 05:21 PM
Is there any way we can replicate the problem on his other computers. :p

nazmac21
Mar 13, 2007, 06:17 PM
Is there any way we can replicate the problem on his other computers. :p

My MacBook is fine and I installed the 10.4.9 Update that was released today on the MacBook and iBook G4. Both are working good:).