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  • Firefox hangs on opening requiring force quit I have snow leopard mac It hangs when I try safe mode. I need to know how to remove all traces of firefox on my mac so I can reinstall. I have tried terminal as advised on firefox webpage. Please advise m

    Firefox hangs on opening requiring force quit I have snow leopard Mac It even hangs when I try safe mode. I need to know how to remove all traces of firefox on my mac so I can reinstall. I have tried terminal as advised on firefox webpage. Please adv

    October 11

  • Mac Pro hangs on authentication

    I have a Mac Pro dual-dual 3GHz which has a sporadic issue where (as far as I can tell) processes hang when authentication is attempted. I haven't seen any rhyme or reason to when this occurs. Sometimes, I will be in the middle of working, and I will

    October 11

  • Mac get hangs or frozen on start Up always

    Hi, The problem occurs after, when I have updated my mac mini to 10.8.4, when mac start it always hangs up and its mouse dosen't work, what i need to do then is to press power button to take machine in sleep mode, then again I need to press power but

    October 11

  • Power mac G4 hangs at startup with gray screen

    Hello all, I have a Power mac G4 - mirrored drive door model.  512mb of RAM; 833mghz - about 50+ gigabytes of storage remaining. I recently starting using this mac again, here is what happened: Power mac G4 was running 10.2.1 - had never been updated

    October 11

  • Mac Mini Hangs.  Can't figure out why.

    Okay, so, the Mini, which is about 6 months old is hanging. It has been for a while now. It runs fine, but then at some point (I'm never using it when it does this) the **** thing hangs. MOST of the time it will be in a screen saver (I thought a 3rd

    October 11

  • Mac server hangs every few days. where to look for cause?

    I have a Mac server that hangs every few days and requires a hard reboot. It is run headless so we have no screen feed back of what is happening when it hangs. It is possible that just the network communications fail. But it is in software because a

    November 30

  • CS5.5 Web Premium (Mac) Download Hangs at 650.5MB

    I am trying to download CS5.5 Web Premium for Mac from this link, but I cannot get the download to finish.  On the Mac, I have attempted downloading with Firefox and Safari, but the download stops at 650.5MB.  I have also tried downloading via Firefo

    October 11

  • Mac Help hangs again

    This happens not infrequently. When it does I routinely apply Dr.Smoke's remedy of trashing 3 library files and rebooting and Mac Help works again. However this time it displayed the alpha index but declined to open the page corresponding to the lett

    November 30

  • Acrobat Pro X for Mac Installer Hangs

    The installer never finishes the install and just hangs.  Once you force quit the installer no longer allows you to intall acrobat pro X.  You can't unistall either.Acrobat Cleaner Tool MyleniumRead other 2 answers

    November 30

  • Mac OS hanging on boot up.

    For some reason snow leopard started doing this today. I booted it up ealier and the boot up took forever. After about 10 mins or so the OS loaded. I shut it down and turned it on later tonight and it did the same thing. This problem is happening on

    November 30

  • Performance issues with 10.6/1/2 - Mac hangs every 5 minutes

    Hi all, A recent problem I have started to experience is that my Mac keeps hanging, avery 5-10 minutes the beach ball comes up and freezes the machine; sometimes for 3-5 minutes and it is really frustrating me! Didn't have any issues with a fresh ins

    October 11

  • Word for mac 2011 keyboard commands hang when network disk mounted

    After much trial and error, I have found that, for my system, at least, MS Word for Mac 2011 hangs on keyboard commands when a network disk is mounted on my desktop. Just wanted to alert all who get the beach ball when use keyboard commands in MS Wor

    October 11

  • Mac Pro crashing on shutdown (and some other things)

    The following behavior began about 4 or 5 days ago... Mac Pro crashes/freezes every time I shutdown (or Restart).  Some process seems to be not quitting on shutdown - the screen goes blue and I get the spinning beachball. It'll just hang like that in

    October 11

  • Paste not working properly in DW for Mac

    Ok, here's a gripe which has long irritated me, but which is so minor I've not bothered posting about it before now because by the time I fight my way through the Adobe site, login to the fora, type and post a message, I fixed the problem manually, b

    October 11

  • OS X 10.8.3 update hangs

    Hi all, After download and restart the progress bar is shown for a long time. It seams to hang. How can I cancel this? The only way seems to me to switch power off. Has anyone made the same expiriance and possibly a better idea? Thanks for your help,

    October 11

  • Mac OS X cannot be installed on "Macintosh HD", because this disk cannot be used to start up your computer

    I have a macbook pro with snow leopard on it. I am giving it away to a family members, but would like to erase the disk before giving it away. When I put my snow leopard dvd in, and click "install", I get a screen asking me to select the hard dr

    October 11

  • Mac in Boot Process, It's not getting started.....

    Hi, I have recently upgraded my Mac Book Pro from OS Lion to OS X, it was noticed that there was flickering on screen and has also slow down the mac. Although the configuration of my mac is i5 with 500 GB HDD and 6GB RAM. Due to Some changes in confi

    November 30

  • Office mac 2011 will not open applications?

    I transfered my files from my 2011 mac book pro to my new mac book pro with retina display. I followed all Microsoft instruction to reinstall my Microsoft Office 2011 home and student program on the new mac book prg. After the instillations were comp

    November 30

  • Sharing Mac internet with XP via Ethernet

    Hi I'm having problems sharing a MAC internet connection with windows I've done, successfully: Internet <--> XP <--> MAC but now I want to do: Internet <--> MAC <--> XP Is there a simple guide somewhere?On the PC in a browser try h

    November 30

  • Unable to download Mac App Store

    I downloaded it once, but then my Mac started hanging so I trashed it. Now when I click software update, it says my software is up to date. Is there another way to download Mac App Store...is it even worth it to try? It seems a lot of people are havi

    November 30