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LeftCoastMichael Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Nov 28, 2012 5:06 PM

Hi. Not sure if it is OS X 10.8, or my computer (MBP 13 Retina) or something else, but none of my preferences get saved when I close down the comptuer: Email settings (I get endless pop-ups for "server not recognized" and I hit "OK" to allow it); mouse settings, etc.  Also TextEdit opens showing previously edited files but when I try to open a new file, it hangs.

 

suggestions?

  • drdocument Level 4 Level 4 (2,995 points)
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    Nov 28, 2012 5:14 PM (in response to LeftCoastMichael)

    Did you recently update OS?

    Try these:

    Repair permissions

    Reset PRAM

    Renew DHCP Lease (in Network prefs)

    If you migrated from prior Mac, double-check all apps are fully updated and ML-compatible, especially login items (in Users & Groups prefs), extensions, and Internet plugins.

     

    Rebuild mailboxes.

     

    Hope this helps.

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