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  1. S

    System and other settings not locked

    It seems I am able to make changes in "System Preferences" as well as permission settings on the "get info" window of folders/files without first "unlocking" (clicking the padlock icon and entering my password). I thought this was something I always did in the past. Am I missing something? Is...
  2. P

    Can not copy file External Disk

    I am new user for mac. i have windows laptop too. i have back external hard disk which is working on windows fine. (NTFS) format. i am tried many to copy file from my mac to hard disk but each type i tried it said "The target volume is read only." then make permission but same result. check my...
  3. brothman01

    remove sophos kext files

    I uninstalled Sophos with the uninstaller it comes with, but there are still kext files in my library folder. (/Library, not ~/Library). I have tried many different ways to delete them but nothing has worked. If you are somehow a genius and know how to delete the files please let me know. 1...
  4. J

    Giving Dictionary permanent permission to open

    Hi, I'm on Sierra 10.12.3 (16D32). Whenever I hi-lite a word, right-click, and choose "Search Dictionary" I'm presented with a dialog box to allow or cancel this request: "Do you want to allow this page to open “Dictionary”?" Here's a screenshot: Why? Why, if Dictionary is an Apple...
  5. shetlandshaun

    Permission issues

    Hello, Forgive me if I am in the wrong space to post but just trying to figure out a small issue i have whilst trying to run a command patch file I have. Basically have some software that requires me to run a patch file first but when i do I keep getting the same error code saying i dont have...
  6. T

    Permissions problem with external hard dirve

    I have a Samsung 2TB external hard drive which that I only now have permission to read files on. The motherboard of my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) was recently replaced and I assume this has caused the problem, I'm running Sierra 10.12.2 and I'm using the administrator account but I can't...