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3563 Views 21 Replies Latest reply: Nov 13, 2010 9:50 AM by CT
Currently Being ModeratedMay 26, 2010 6:58 PM (in response to keremsuer)Welcome to the forums.
Looks like some of the components are missing (or not linking properly). Would it be possible to name this application? That might give a hint as to the effectiveness of its construction or if there is a problem with your computer.
Did you install it? I might have been a bit prudent and checked the computer before proceeding.iMac 2.4 + MacBookPro 2.66 (4G RAM), Mac OS X (10.6.3), iPhone 3G
Currently Being ModeratedMay 26, 2010 9:57 PM (in response to Graham K. Rogers)Then there may be something wrong with the OS X installation. I would go through normal maintenance procedures: repair permissions, restart, disk repair using the install disk; and if that was not successful consider a stronger utility, like Disk Warrior.
This may be a simple problem, or the warning of things to come. Are there any other problems you have found while using your MBPro?
There are probably components missing or misplaced, and that is not a perfect situation: repairs first before this goes from bad to worse. You may also need to consider (in the future) a reinstall of the operating system if this is not a simple fix. Make sure your data is backed up now.
Message was edited by: Graham K. RogersiMac 2.4 + MacBookPro 2.66 (4G RAM), Mac OS X (10.6.3), iPhone 3G
Currently Being ModeratedMay 27, 2010 4:24 PM (in response to Graham K. Rogers)Thanks, I did everything you've said, still no luck.
I will look into Disk Warrior, if not I might stop by a Genius bar.
You have more ideas?Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
Currently Being ModeratedMay 27, 2010 6:57 PM (in response to keremsuer)Not right now. My guess is that some components are missing or misplaced and this may need a reinstall. (I hate to write that.)
Have you tried creating another account and installing something from there (that would help decide if it were account-specific or system-wide).iMac 2.4 + MacBookPro 2.66 (4G RAM), Mac OS X (10.6.3), iPhone 3G
Currently Being ModeratedJul 6, 2010 3:16 PM (in response to keremsuer)I have been having the same problem! My administrator password entry box shows up blank, for anything that requires the administrator password. I'm on a MBpro for work, and I.T. actually recently upgraded me to Snow Leopard from Tiger - then that started happening. I'l let you know if I find any fixes.Apple MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4), 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Currently Being ModeratedSep 6, 2010 1:41 PM (in response to keremsuer)Same issue - started happening after Adobe CS5 install. Went through all of the usual fix attempts, including disk warrior. No errors - oddly, a GarageBand jam pack install got me "Alert title / Alert: Something happened."Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 17, 2010 8:15 AM (in response to ajross31)I figured this out to get through the administrator password dialogue box. This will not fix the box being blank, but I figured out how it works.
You need to know what each item is without it's description:
Box 1: Administrator's user name
Box 2: Administrator's password
Left Button: Cancel
Right Button: Ok
Now, this is the weirdest freaking thing ever, but I tried all possible combos.
1. Enter your PASSWORD first.
2. Use the TAB button (or SHIFT + TAB) to switch to the user name box, and then enter your USER NAME.
3. Using the mouse, click the OK button (which, as described above is the one on the right, and should/typically is already the highlighted button.
Yes, it sounds possessed, but I have tried the above in different orders, using the mouse to switch boxes, etc and this was the only way it worked.MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4), 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Currently Being ModeratedNov 11, 2010 7:35 AM (in response to keremsuer)I'm experiencing this problem also, cannot find a fix and no apple store anywhere near me. Anyone manage to find a solution yet? The one above just doesn't work for me.Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 11, 2010 7:39 AM (in response to lisharts)lisharts - this error is due to an OS installation problem. You need to reformat your hard drive and reinstall OS X (whichever version you have).
Mine was cause by an improper installation of OS X by my company's I.T. department (who, like all I.T. departments, hates Apple products).MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4), 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Currently Being ModeratedNov 11, 2010 7:42 AM (in response to ajross31)Oh no. It's a new computer, just a few months old. Never done a fresh install, of OS X is there a guide somewhere or is it as easy as clicking through prompts?
Many thanks for your reply.Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.5)