[X4U] Permissions Question

Randy B. Singer randy at macattorney.com
Thu May 7 04:06:52 PDT 2009

On May 4, 2009, at 9:08 PM, Ed Gould wrote:

>  I am attempting with the finder to move some files into a folder.  
> When I drag and drop them nothing happens (it doesn't happen).

Try this as a diagnostic test.

Create a new folder on the desktop.  Drag all of the files in your  
user preferences folder into it. (Leave the empty user preferences  
folder where it is, and don't re-name it.)

Restart your Macintosh.

Has the problem disappeared?

Randy B. Singer
Co-author of The Macintosh Bible (4th, 5th, and 6th editions)

Macintosh OS X Routine Maintenance

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