6 Replies Latest reply: Mar 13, 2012 3:11 AM by AA101
AA101 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I tried to restart my computer with command R and got the install option.

I picked my hard drive and realized that the "Customize" button is greyed out. Why is this?

 

I want to just install iCal as I am having some error prompts and no one has replied yet

Here is the other thread

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3800593

 

Is there a way I can just reinstall iCal?


Thanks.


Macbook Pro 8GBRam 2.66 i7, Mac OS X (10.7)
  • 1. Re: Can Lion reinstall just iCal?
    shldr2thewheel Level 7 Level 7 (25,845 points)

    AA101 wrote:

     

     

    Is there a way I can just reinstall iCal?

     

    No.  You would need to do a reinstall of Lion.

  • 2. Re: Can Lion reinstall just iCal?
    AA101 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Hi, Oh thanks.

    Will I need to back up anything or will Lion replace the apps but keep my previous settings and info on Address book and iCal?

  • 3. Re: Can Lion reinstall just iCal?
    petermac87 Level 5 Level 5 (4,205 points)

    AA101 wrote:

     

    Hi, Oh thanks.

    Will I need to back up anything or will Lion replace the apps but keep my previous settings and info on Address book and iCal?

    Always have a full backup in case anything should go wrong. Preferably 2. A Time Machine Backup and a CarbonCopyCloner bootable clone.

     

    Always a chance that something can go wrong during an install, no matter how careful you are.

     

    Good Luck

     

    Pete

  • 4. Re: Can Lion reinstall just iCal?
    AA101 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thanks but just out of interest as this is new to me especially an install of a version that is not a clean install.

    Will the install but install a replacement app retaining my current contacts and ical calendars?


    Good to know

  • 5. Re: Can Lion reinstall just iCal?
    petermac87 Level 5 Level 5 (4,205 points)

    AA101 wrote:

     

    Thanks but just out of interest as this is new to me especially an install of a version that is not a clean install.

    Will the install but install a replacement app retaining my current contacts and ical calendars?


    Good to know

    Your settings and data should all be untouched when you reinstall, but as I say, all you need is a power outage or something unexpexted to occur and you may lose all your data, so having a backup is essential, even if it takes a bit of time it is invaluable insurance 'just in case'.

     

    Good Luck

     

    Pete

  • 6. Re: Can Lion reinstall just iCal?
    AA101 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Awesome thank you Pete!