Software Update Hangs & System Preferences Items Not Working

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by RogueHero, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Mar 30, 2009
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    I'm having a few issues with my iMac running 10.7.2.

    Software update doesn't work. It says, "checking for new software" the bar loads up to like 30% and hangs up there. It never goes anywhere.

    There are also several items in System Preferences that don't work, such as iCloud and Security & Privacy. The application doesn't respond when clicking on those items and I have to force quit system preferences.

    I've tried running these items in safe boot and that didn't work. In recovery mode, I repaired the disk and permissions.

    What can be done?
     

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