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iCal Alarm: None - Corrupted Information

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chip.r Level 1 Level 1 (30 points)
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Jan 7, 2010 11:49 AM
When I'm creating new iCal events and go to set an Alarm, I'm now seeing the first entry in my list of previous options:

None - Corrupted Information

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It appears others have seen this problem before - which is [documented in this thread|http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1983720] - but without resolution.

I happy that the system recognizes that the information is corrupted but I wish I knew how to resolve the the corruption.

Anybody know what I can do to clean this up?

Thanks!
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2), .Mac
  • Austin Kinsella1 Level 6 Level 6 (11,505 points)
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    Jan 7, 2010 5:05 PM (in response to chip.r)
    Try this:

    quit iCal

    in the Library/Preferences in your home folder locate com.apple.iCal.plist

    duplicate it in case something breaks

    double-click com.apple.iCal.plist

    click the black triangle beside root and scroll down to PersistentMenu-lastUsedAlarms

    click the black triangle beside PersistentMenu-lastUsedAlarms

    select item 0 under PersistentMenu-lastUsedAlarms and click Delete

    File/Save

    File/Quit

    restart iCal

    AK
    Macbook Pro 2.2GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 2GB RAM; 250GB HD

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