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As soon as I open iPhoto, it closes.  What can I do to fix?

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As soon as I open iPhoto, it closes.  What can I do to fix?

Mac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (121,650 points)

    Remember: we cannot see your machine. There are 9 different versions of iPhoto and they run on 8 different versions of the Operating System. The tricks and tips for dealing with issues vary depending on the version of iPhoto and the version of the OS.  So to get help you need to give as much information as you can. Basic things like :


    - What version of iPhoto.

    - What version of the Operating System.

    - Details. As full a description of the problem as you can. For instance: 'iPhoto won't export' is best explained by describing how you are trying to export, and so on.

    - History: Is this going on long? Has anything been installed or deleted?

    - Are there error messages?

    - What steps have you tried already to solve the issue.

    - Anything unusual about your set up? Or how you use iPhoto?



    Anything else you can think of that might help someone understand the problem you have.


  • Old Toad Level 10 Level 10 (113,060 points)

    As a test launch iPhoto with the Option key held down and try to create a new, test library. Can you? Import some photos and test to see if the same problem persists by closing and reopening. Does it?




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