Installation/permission problems

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by zzzuppp, Oct 4, 2005.

  1. zzzuppp macrumors member

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    Sep 17, 2004
    #1
    My son has a disc of The Sims.Before we had our G4 overhauled it used to work perfectly on his account.
    When he tried to reinstall the disc,he got a ‘permission denied’ message.As Administrator for our computer,I then tried installing it on my account-success,but on my son’s account he can’t create new characters etc-he gets a ‘failed’ message and then the App-(which works in Classic NB)-crashes.I’ve tried running it on our ‘troubleshooting’ a/c- the same happens,failure-crash.
    I tried ‘Get info’ and changing the Ownership/Read-write permissions to my son’s name-but no go.The same happens.
    Obviously he can play the game using my account-but that isn’t ideal.
    Seems like there’s some sort of permission glitch? What can I do?
     
  2. varmit macrumors 68000

    varmit

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2003
    #2
    Repair Permissions? http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=89736
     

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