Find and Fix Errors

Discussion in 'macOS' started by rick3000, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. rick3000 macrumors 6502a

    rick3000

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    May 6, 2008
    Location:
    West Coast
    #1
    My MBP has been beach balling me so I called Apple and they had me send them a System Profiler report. The person said they saw a lot of system (like framework) errors from installing apps, widgets, etc. by dragging and dropping instead of reinstalling. She recommended that I reinstall OSX and reinstall all of my apps manually. However I have upwards of 200 apps. I would rather sift through a system profiler report and figure out which apps I need to reinstall rather than reinstalling all of them.

    Does anyone know what I should look for?
    How can I identify what needs to be fixed?
    Thanks!
     
  2. celticpride678

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    Feb 15, 2009
    Location:
    Boston, MA
    #2
    Try Repair Permissions and Disk Repair in Disk Utility.


    An Archive and Install might be all you need. Keeps all files, applications and settings, but reinstalls the system completely.
     

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