On Thu, 6 Jan 2005 08:39:00 -0600, Sue Rodriguez <Sue.Rodriguez at usm.edu> wrote: > I have been following this discussion and I'm convinced that one should > "repair permissions" before installing, but I have no idea how to do it. > Where can I get information on how to do it? Is it a major undertaking? If > so, I might just stick where I am at. Go to Applications -> Utilities -> Disk Utility, select a disk from the left pane, and click "Verify Disk Permissions," then "Repair disk Permissions" from the right pane. It is qjick and easy, not a major undertaking.