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Mdwrite wants to use the "metadata" keychain: what is this?

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Ian Sen Level 1 Level 1 (30 points)
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Aug 5, 2011 1:59 PM

A couple of times a box has come up on my screen that says:

mdwrite wants to use the "metadata" keychain. please enter the keychain password.

 

So far, I have just pressed cancel.

 

Anyone got any ideas what this is? And what I should do? So far, I have just pressed cancel.

I have never encountered this pop-up box prior to Lion...

 

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MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7)
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