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iPhoto un-install/re-install

99 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Nov 25, 2012 8:20 PM by LarryHN RSS
jillson01 Calculating status...
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Nov 25, 2012 7:57 PM

i want to un-install iphoto.  it is sluggish and won't delete the trash.  I have saved all the images off line so they are protrected.  But it feels like the best thing to do (now that i have the images secured) is to wipe the slate clean and re-install the app.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)
  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (54,865 points)
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    Nov 25, 2012 8:14 PM (in response to jillson01)

    Most likely you have no problem with the iPhoto application but with the library

     

    Saving the images is not adaquate - you need the intact iPhoto library since it contains much more than images

     

    what version of iPhoto do you have? How many photos do you have in the iPhoto trash?

     

    LN

  • LarryHN Level 9 Level 9 (54,865 points)
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    Nov 25, 2012 8:20 PM (in response to jillson01)

    Well there is your problem - you need to delete photos in small batches - 100 or so

     

    Try turning off item counts and then emptying the iPhoto trash - there is a chance that that will work

     

    LN

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