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I purchased pages but after upgrading to mountain lion I can't save documents without "activating" a trial???

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Jan 8, 2013 12:51 PM

I purchased pages with my macbook almost 2+ years ago and have since used it without difficulty.


Unfortunately along with several other problems associated with upgrading my system software, Pages is apparently unaware of it's activation on my machine even though it is clearly installed and there are hundreds of saved documents under the same program.


How can I bypass having to rebuy the program or activate a "trial" period, as I obviously have the program and just want to save a document?

iWork 09, Pages, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Peggy Level 8 Level 8 (38,085 points)

    This means that at some time you had the iWork ’09 trial installed. You need to delete the trial & then reinstall from the boxed DVD or the Mac App Store. The files to delete are the iWork ’09 folder from the main HD > Applications; the iWork ’09 folder in HD > Library > Application Support & the individual iWork application plist files found in HD > Users > (your account) > Library > Preferences for each user. Yvan Koenig has written an AppleScript that removes the files. You can find it on his account in for_iWork'09 > other_iWork'09 items > uninstall iWork '




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