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address won't save

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Nov 13, 2012 1:30 PM

changed some addresses but it brings back the old one every time you quit and restart contacts

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,375 points)
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    Nov 13, 2012 7:01 PM (in response to fousto)

    Problems such as yours are sometimes caused by files that should belong to you but are locked or have wrong permissions. This procedure will check for such files. It makes no changes and therefore will not, in itself, solve your problem.

    First, empty the Trash.

    Launch the Terminal application in any of the following ways:

    ☞ Enter the first few letters of its name into a Spotlight search. Select it in the results (it should be at the top.)

    ☞ In the Finder, select Go Utilities from the menu bar, or press the key combination shift-command-U. The application is in the folder that opens.

    ☞ Open LaunchPad. Click Utilities, then Terminal in the icon grid.

    Triple-click anywhere in the line below to select it, then drag or copy it — do not type — into the Terminal window:

    find . $TMPDIR.. \( -flags +sappnd,schg,uappnd,uchg -o ! -user $UID -o ! -perm -600 -o -acl \) 2> /dev/null | wc -l

    Press return. The command may take a noticeable amount of time to run. Wait for a new line ending in a dollar sign (“$”) to appear.

    The output of this command, on a line directly below what you entered, will be a number such as "35." Please post it in a reply.

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