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HT2963 Catastrophic permission issues ....

271 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jan 25, 2013 5:24 PM by Symfonic_phan RSS
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Jan 4, 2013 7:14 PM

I have done a foolish thing - I was having issues with permissions with OS 10.7.5, so I decided to make them all read/write for all documents on my hard drive (using the get info dialogue) - Big mistake - now I cannot use any software or documents and the disk utility software cannot help... e.g. - I ty to activate iTunes and I get "The folder iTunes is on a locked disk or you do nt have write permissions for this folder" -  In effect, I have lost my computer.... HELP?

  • ~Bee Level 7 Level 7 (30,580 points)
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    Jan 25, 2013 5:58 AM (in response to Symfonic_phan)

    Symphonic --


    I'm just now seeing this -- I'm SO sorry no one came along to help you, but we're all so grateful that you came back to let us know what worked for you.  I'm sure your posts will help others in your unfortunate situation.  Well done, Sym!


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