Hello, my name isXXXXX you tell me what version of Mac OS X. is on your computer?
Can you tell me what Mac it is?
And exactly what transmission is on the Mac that you repaired? Was it a three speed or four speed with overdrive? Just a little funny there.
I am assuming that you're talking about permissions.
not sure about the three speed or four speed with overdrive I would need help finding that information
I just followed the instructions on a previous time on here and it did not fix it.
Okay, that was just a little joke anyway.
The first thing I suggest, when things start acting screwy, is to repair the permissions. This is done with Disk Utility found in Applications/Utilities.
oh sorry i am not very computer savy
It will look like this.
It is best to have no running applications when doing this, and a restart afterwards doesn't hurt anything either. Try that and let me note that helps, if not there are more things to do.
Yes that is the first thing I tried and it did not fix the problem
The next thing I tried was taking the apple safari plist and dragging it to the trash
That did not work either. Are there any other suggestions?
how do i get to the apple menu
It is in the upper left corner of your screen, it looks like an apple with a bite out of it.
are you still here
Yes I'm still here
Now you're going to try what we know as a Safe Boot.
For a Safe Boot restart, and before the first chime press and hold the 'Shift' key, until you see the Apple logo and the spinning gear appear, then let go.
When you reach the login screen, it will say in red on the login window SafeBoot, login and give it a few more minutes to finish loading.
This would take considerably longer to load than normal because it is running repair routines on your hard drive and applications. So please give it time, I have known it could take up to 20 minutes. After it finishes then try your Safari.
ok i will tell you i have windows loaded on my computer also. when i turn it on i have to hold the alt option button to bring up the choices of windows or mac. Do I need to do this before I hit the shift key and continue
No, you do not need to do that. Because this has nothing to do with that.
ok if i dont hold the alt option key it goes straight to the windows side. When I tried to start up the mac side it went to the regular desktop without asking for any login
ok how do i get to system preferences again
System preferences can be reached through the Apple menu, same place you found about this Mac.
ok starting back up now
just hit login from the safe boot window
no this did not fix the problem
Okay, restart and let it go normal. Read download Safari. And reinstall it.
where do i read download safari
I assume, that the machine that you are using this conversation is the same machine you are trying to get Safari to run on. So therefore, go to the Apple site here Apple - Safari - Introducing Safari 4 - See the web in a whole new way
Just click on that blue Text that says Apple and it will take you right where you need to go.
I dont know what is going on. my computer changed formats and i went back to look at our chat and there were a couple questions that just repeated several times but i only sent them once. I havent heard anything and was just wondering if you were trying to look something else up for me to try. Thanks
its a macbook and i think its a 2006
this did not fix the problem