Permission Repair Keeps saying the same thing

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Jack9034, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Jack9034 macrumors member

    Jack9034

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    #1
    When I do a per mission repair it says the same thing all the time so I don't think its fixing anything. I did it twice in a row and it came up with the same thing.
     

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  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    May 16, 2008
    #2
    Some people repair, or recommend repairing permissions for situations where it isn't appropriate. Repairing permissions only addresses very specific issues. It is not a "cure all" or a general performance enhancer, and doesn't need to be done on a regular basis. It also doesn't address permissions problems with your files or 3rd party apps.

    Five Mac maintenance myths
    There are times when repairing permissions is appropriate. To do so, here are the instructions:
    If repairing permissions results in error messages, some of these messages can be ignored and should be no cause for concern.
     

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