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Old Jul 10, 2008, 03:29 AM   #1
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Can't Drag and Drop! Help

On my mac I just got done running a repair disk permissions on my Macbook because my Macbook wouldn't start but now it started to work again. Then I get on and my files won't drag. I want to put my new songs from purchased on iTunes to a playlist but I can't because I can't drag any files. I called Apple and the help I got didn't have much knowledge on this problem and we couldn't resolve it. I need help!
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Old Jul 10, 2008, 03:31 AM   #2
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Start with a restart of your computer.
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Old Jul 10, 2008, 05:06 AM   #3
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Start with a restart of your computer.
Did that already and did nothing.
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Old Jul 12, 2008, 03:20 PM   #4
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I really need some help I called Apple but they didn't know anything about this problem!
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 05:37 PM   #5
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Me Too, Then Kaboom!

I had this issue with my iPhone.

Tried deleting a movie that was on it, then boom, it worked!

Don't know if that was it or not but wasn't following a strict methodology, try deleting something from your iPod then giving it another go.

Good luck.
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Old Jul 31, 2008, 01:51 PM   #6
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Fixed

I found the problem. This all happened from installing the new mac os x 10.5.4 software. So i reinstalled and it works.
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Old Aug 19, 2008, 01:39 PM   #7
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On my mac I just got done running a repair disk permissions on my Macbook because my Macbook wouldn't start but now it started to work again. Then I get on and my files won't drag.
I have exactly the same problem on my iMac, also running 10.5.4... I've just restored the permissions and now I can't drag and drop, or copy and paste selected text.

My question: if I re-install Mac OS, will I have to re-install all my software, too? Or will my environment remain unchanged?

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Old Aug 22, 2008, 01:43 AM   #8
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I have exactly the same problem on my iMac, also running 10.5.4... I've just restored the permissions and now I can't drag and drop, or copy and paste selected text.

My question: if I re-install Mac OS, will I have to re-install all my software, too? Or will my environment remain unchanged?

Thanks!
I just re-installed mac os x 10.5.4 and re-started my laptop and it worked.
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I just re-installed mac os x 10.5.4 and re-started my laptop and it worked.
Thanks, but the most important question was whether a re-installation will keep my environment as it is, or will I have to start installing all my software again?
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Old Aug 27, 2008, 05:33 AM   #10
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Thanks, but the most important question was whether a re-installation will keep my environment as it is, or will I have to start installing all my software again?
well i didnt have to restart all my software but maybe you should call apple and ask them because i'm not completely 1,000 % sure.
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