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  • 75. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    Iwent to Console and looked under User Diagnostic Reports.  A bunch of them are Dashboard crashes....in fact that is all I saw.  All the reports look the same. Here is part of one:

     

    Screen Shot 2013-06-22 at 4.26.36 PM.png

  • 76. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    P.S. They do all say Library/widgets.....like someone mentioned above.

  • 77. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    MichelPM Level 6 Level 6 (8,075 points)

    Looks like the widget that was given you the problems or issues was a widget called web clip.

    Might be a widget for audio/video clips from the web?

  • 78. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    So, it is webclip?!   How can I get rid of it....it is preinstalled and can't be deleted.

  • 79. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    when I click on Webclip, this is what comes up>

     

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    There were two of them....on on top of the other.  I deleted one, but the other is still there.

  • 80. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    I googled webclip and it seems that others have tried to get rid of it and have been unsuccessful.  . I deleted them but the web clip widget is still there. I would like to delete it but cannot.   This is what it is:

     

    Web Clip—Perhaps you visit a part of a particular website often. You can turn it into a widget! In Safari, choose File > Open in Dashboard and select the part of the page you want to turn into a widget. Click Add and Safari launches your brand-new widget in Dashboard. From there you can customize it with a selection of themes. Your new web clip widget is always live, acting just like the website it was clipped from.

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    I'm guessing I did this by mistake.  I mentioned above that I found today when Dashboard crashed something that said "audio only on Dashboard."  I posted a screen shot of that above.  When I went to delete it there were about 50 little things all on top of each other.....maybe web clips?....most were from Facebook.  I had to delete them one at a time. I had never seen anything like that before but then I never checked either.  The webclip widget is still there and I can't delete it.  Maybe now that I got rid of all those little clips piled up the problem will be gone??  I see that on Console it is webclip that caused all the crashes from Dashboard.

     


     

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  • 81. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    there are four prefs for Webclip in the Preference file.  Maybe they need to be dumped?

  • 82. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    MichelPM Level 6 Level 6 (8,075 points)

    I don't think it would hurt to delete these particular .plist files.

  • 83. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    I got rid of all the widgets that I could, deleted all the little pieces from Facebook that were gathered in dashboard and dumped the prefs.  I think the web kit was the culprit as you said because of all the crashes of Dashboard (which I had not connected to the 'voices' problem) and then showing the cause of the crashes being webkit.  I think I have done all I can do....except wait and see if it is fixed.  At least Dashboard hasn't crashed for a few hours and, that, in itself, is progress. 

     

    I will post back in a couple of weeks to let you know if this was the solution....or sooner if it is not the solution. When I googled webkit, though, there were quite a few people complaining about it and trying to get rid of it so, once again, I am hopeful.

     

    THANKS TO ALL.....I know no one will be happier when this is solved than all of you.

  • 84. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    That would be      web CLIP not web kit

  • 85. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    Janice Fisher Level 1 Level 1 (95 points)

    It has been over a week since I've heard any voices.  I am very optimistic that getting rid of all the webclips in Dashboard  took care of the problem. Im sure some of the clips were audio or video files that were corrupt . I,have not had a dashboard crash either and I was having many of,those.  This cause of the problem makes sense.....many of the clips were from FB and were video. I obviously put them there inadvertently but am watching it to make sure this doesn't happen again.....those voices were driving me right over the edge.  I greatly appreciate all,of you who hung in there with your suggestions.  This was one of those things that required troubleshooting over time....it happened so irregularly.  I never knew about console or activity monitor or dashboard  for that matter, so in addition to getting rid of the voices, I know a lot more about this computer!  Thanks again for your patience and help!

  • 86. Re: Voices on iMac when I log on; must restart to stop
    BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (116,475 points)

    Good work, great hear!

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