[X-Newbies] Re: OS 10.3.7 on CD?

Jane TheMacintoshLady at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 6 20:26:09 PST 2005

I have never seen any 'damage' from running permissions and indeed it 
is a must before installing software and is even recommended to be done 
on a regular basis!

On Jan 6, 2005, at 11:13 PM, Charles Martin wrote:

>> From: "Sue Rodriguez" <Sue.Rodriguez at usm.edu>
>> 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.
> It's a trivial matter: from your hard drive, navigate to Applications 
> -> Utilities -> Disk Utility and run that. When the program is open, 
> select your hard drive from the list on the left side, click the 
> "Repair Permissions" button. Take about two-three minutes.
> _Chas_
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