Unreadable characters when asked for password

Discussion in 'macOS' started by MikeonTV, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. MikeonTV macrumors regular

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    Aug 9, 2007
    #1
    This is odd. When installing an application I am always prompted for my root password. but today this came up.

    Any idea where it's from?

    Should I use pacifist?

    Mac OS X 10.6.6

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  2. satcomer macrumors 603

    satcomer

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Location:
    The Finger Lakes Region
    #2
    Try to delete you Font cache. Try the application Yasu and delete the Font caches.

    Maybe you should run all the maintenance routines and l;et the program reboot your Mac. Then just immeadiatly reboot again to completely rebuild your shutdown/startup system cache.

    Doing this kind of software maintenance about once every four months should keep you Mac running almost like new, barring any hardware issues.

    Good Luck.
     

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