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1318 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Apr 12, 2008 5:32 PM by sisterlucy
I believe there's some glitch in your setup that's preventing iWeb from launching when you're not on the internet. Log into another account on your MBP and try iWeb from there. If it launches OK from there then it is your primary account that's the culprit. You can try the following, trying iWeb after each:
1 - delete the iWeb preference file, com.apple. iWeb.plist, that resides in your User/Library/Preferences folder.
Trouble Shooting Preferences in Leopard
1 - Create a folder titled "Preferences A" on the Desktop.
2 - Open the working Preferences folder, HD/Users/your_name/Library/Preferences, and move the contents to the Preferences A folder on the Desktop.
3 - Make a duplicate copy of the Preferences A folder on the Desktop as a precautionary backup.
4 - With the working Preferences folder empty run the application again and determine if the problems is fixed.
5 - If the problem is fixed:
A - open the working Preferences folder (HD/Users/your_name/Library/Preferences).
B - Open the Preferences A folder on the Desktop, select all of the contents and drag them into the working Preferences folder.
C - When the Copy window pops up check the "Apply to All" check box and then click on the Don't Replace button as seen here.
6 - If the problem is NOT fixed, empty the working Preferencess folder and move the contents of the Preferences folder on the desktop back into it.
OTMBP 2.16 Ghz 2G RAM; G5 2 Core 2GHz, 2G RAM; 750/250 GB HDs;, Mac OS X (10.5.2), 22" LCD, Canon: SD700IS/i850/8600F, Epson R200; 4G Nano, 30G Video iPod
Thank you so much! Why?
Even though I had service tonight (it was off again most of the morning and afternoon), I unplugged the cable and even turned off my Airport (Time Capsule) and VOILA! popped right up and it was useable!
So I hope this holds true when I am really off the air.MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
If you have this feature turned on, iWeb tries to connect to the internet to check for updates when you launch it.
If it can't check for updates, it refuses to launch.
I guess this is another little detail that should be included in the "missing" manual!iMac G5, Mac OS X (10.4.10), 1.5GB Ram
Here's the real "fix": turn off your airport if you have one; was knocked off the air again and had the "check for updates" unchecked and iweb would not launch; turned off my airport and everything was fine, even though I tested it and checked "check for updates".
I have bought the "missing manual", but have not the courage yet to tackle that tome! Feedback to Apple does not help???
Thanks again,MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.5.2)