Ahhhhh!!!! - macbook won't install anything

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by TyloBedo, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. TyloBedo macrumors member

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    EEEK my mabook won't install anything. I am tried installing my printer drivers and it wasn't able to read the .pkg file. it is able to mount the dmg fle however whenever i tried it would just say can't read file or something. then i went and put my ilife 08 cd in it mounted it fine and the screen pops up. then when i click on instal it says there is no default applications to open this.


    i was able to install things fine until i updated my stuff

    Code:
    2008-10-22 20:10:41 -0700: Installed "iLife Support" (8.3)
    2008-10-22 20:11:17 -0700: Installed "iTunes" (8.0.1)
    2008-10-22 20:11:30 -0700: Installed "Keynote Update" (4.0.2)
    2008-10-22 20:11:49 -0700: Installed "Pages Update" (3.0.2)
    2008-10-22 20:12:01 -0700: Installed "AirPort Utility" (5.3.2)
    2008-10-22 20:19:47 -0700: Installed "Mac OS X Update Combined" (10.5.5)
    2008-10-22 20:20:22 -0700: Installed "Numbers Update" (1.0.2)
    2008-10-22 20:20:35 -0700: Installed "Remote Desktop Client Update" (3.2.2)
    2008-10-22 20:21:12 -0700: Installed "QuickTime" (7.5.5)
    2008-10-23 16:40:22 -0700: Installed "Front Row Update" (2.1.6)
    2008-10-23 16:40:42 -0700: Installed "Security Update 2008-007" (1.0)
    2008-10-23 16:41:11 -0700: Installed "Keynote Update" (4.0.3)
    2008-10-23 16:41:24 -0700: Installed "Migration and DVD ⁄ CD Sharing Update" (1.1)
    2008-10-23 16:41:27 -0700: Installed "Keyboard Firmware Update" (1.0)
    2008-10-23 16:41:56 -0700: Installed "Java For Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2" (1.0)

    everything on the right is what i have installed. i have tried rebooting and stuff also.


    thanks
     
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

    r.j.s

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    Wirelessly posted via a group of monkeys using a typewriter / Ribbon 1.1 / Paper 2.0

    Repair permissions from Disk Utility.
     
  3. TyloBedo thread starter macrumors member

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    to do this do i open disk utilty, click on my mac osx partiton and hit repair perrmissons?
     
  4. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

    r.j.s

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    Wirelessly posted via a group of monkeys using a typewriter / Ribbon 1.1 / Paper 2.0
    That's it.
     
  5. TyloBedo thread starter macrumors member

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    still didn't fix it
     
  6. TyloBedo thread starter macrumors member

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    tried repairing several times, still doesn't work
     

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