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Quicktime 7.6 Problem in OS 10.4.11

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  • patstats Calculating status...
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    Jan 22, 2009 8:30 PM (in response to Boesvig)
    Sims 2 same problems but different


    Host Name: patricia-sinatras-imac-g5
    Date/Time: 2009-01-22 22:31:09.829 -0500
    OS Version: 10.4.11 (Build 8S165)
    Report Version: 4

    Command: The Sims 2
    Path: /Applications/The Sims 2.localized/The Sims Sims 2
    Parent: WindowServer [68]

    Version: 1.5 (31488)

    PID: 273
    Thread: 0

    Exception: EXCBADINSTRUCTION (0x0002)
    Code[0]: 0x00000002
    Code[1]: 0x903d7d98

    Thread 0 Crashed:
    0 <<00000000>> 0x903d7d98 0 + -1875018344
    1 <<00000000>> 0x01df0f78 0 + 31395704
    2 dyld 0x8fe15670 ImageLoaderMachO::doInitialization(ImageLoader::LinkContext const&) + 816
    3 dyld 0x8fe0babc ImageLoader::recursiveInitialization(ImageLoader::LinkContext const&) + 212
    4 dyld 0x8fe0d604 ImageLoader::runInitializers(ImageLoader::LinkContext const&) + 92
    5 dyld 0x8fe02cb4 dyld::initializeMainExecutable() + 84
    6 com.aspyr.TheSims2 0x00002bb8 0x1000 + 7096
    7 com.aspyr.TheSims2 0x00002a58 0x1000 + 6744
    8 com.aspyr.TheSims2 0x000029ac 0x1000 + 6572

    Thread 0 crashed with PPC Thread State 64:
    srr0: 0x00000000903d7d98 srr1: 0x100000000008d030 vrsave: 0x0000000000000000
    cr: 0x82000408 xer: 0x0000000000000000 lr: 0x0000000001df0f3c ctr: 0x00000000903d7d98
    r0: 0x00000000903d7d98 r1: 0x00000000bffff700 r2: 0x0000000001df4480 r3: 0x000000000000000a
    r4: 0x000000009f50c460 r5: 0x000000009f4ecd30 r6: 0x00000000000001ef r7: 0x00000000000001ee
    r8: 0x00000000000001ed r9: 0x000000009f4ff6e4 r10: 0x0000000001df3417 r11: 0x0000000022000402
    r12: 0x00000000903d7d98 r13: 0x0000000000000000 r14: 0x0000000000000000 r15: 0x0000000000000000
    r16: 0x0000000000000000 r17: 0x0000000000000000 r18: 0x0000000000000000 r19: 0x0000000000000000
    r20: 0x0000000000000000 r21: 0x0000000000000000 r22: 0x0000000000000000 r23: 0x000000008fe5433c
    r24: 0x000000008fe45348 r25: 0x0000000002900060 r26: 0x00000000000005c5 r27: 0x000000008fe5c568
    r28: 0x0000000000000000 r29: 0x0000000001df4474 r30: 0x00000000bffff700 r31: 0x0000000001df0c78

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    iMac G5 PPC 1.8, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • beyondhelp Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Jan 23, 2009 3:04 AM (in response to LeRocket)
    I also had the same problem and was glad to see these posts. I tried a number of things - removed Stuffit as suggested, tried to get rid of all Quicktime components (got nowhere with that so reinstalled QT 7.6 Tiger version).

    The clue for me was that other accounts set up on the mac loaded fine - only my main one didn't. Had to be a software conflict. I turned off a number of things at login, then systematically removed some extensions from System Prefs - flip for mac, and lastly the one that proved successful, Sound Shuffler. Makes sense, given it's demand on the audio aspect.

    Will now start reinstalling things one at a time and see how it goes.
    G4 laptop, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Justabiologist Calculating status...
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    Jan 23, 2009 6:59 AM (in response to LeRocket)
    I fund a solution to this problem on another forum site. The solution was figured out by David Krafchick. He stated "Okay, it took my friend Mark Jacobson and I two calls and lots of tests by both of us, but for me, it's fixed. It turned out to be the Stuffit AVR System Preference. Once I turned it off, no Finder relaunch".

    It worked perfectly for me.

    Good luck.
    G5 Tower
  • Randy Knowles Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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    Jan 23, 2009 8:57 PM (in response to LeRocket)
    I have not had the problem with the Finder relaunching, but Call of Duty 2 will no longer launch. How do I revert to QT 7.5.5? Can this be done without redoing the entire System 10.4.11?
    Mac mini Core 2 Duo; 2 GHz, Mac OS X (10.4.11), 4 GMB RAM
  • Randy Knowles Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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    Jan 23, 2009 9:38 PM (in response to LeRocket)
    I found QuickTime 7.5.5 for Tiger here : iger.html
    but I can not install it since I have a newer version already installed. What do I have to remove to be able to instal reverting to 7.5.5? Thanks!!!
    Mac mini Core 2 Duo; 2 GHz, Mac OS X (10.4.11), 4 GMB RAM
  • Randy Knowles Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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    Jan 23, 2009 11:43 PM (in response to LeRocket)
    Well I used the program Pacifist to install QuickTime 7.5.5 and then repaired permissions. I still can not open Call of Duty 2, anyone have any other suggestions?? Thanks.
    Mac mini Core 2 Duo; 2 GHz, Mac OS X (10.4.11), 4 GMB RAM
  • Jerome Santucci Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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    Jan 23, 2009 11:55 PM (in response to LeRocket)
    Same issue here. 12" PB G4 1GHz DVI, 10.4.11. Finder keeps quitting and restarting, every 30 seconds to 2 minutes. I do NOT have Stuffit installed. Can boot into safe mode, so I suspect a third party compatibility issue, but I have a ton of third party stuff installed. Where do I start?

    I am not expecting Apple to do much about this. After all, my Airport no long connects automatically when I start up or wake from sleep, and when I go to the Network Pref Pane it gets stuck in an endless loop saying the preferences were set by another application. This first started after a previous Apple update several months ago. The message boards here and at other sites were swamped with complaints about the problem. Apple has not fixed it. Let's face it: Apple is simply not allocating the resources necessary to keep supporting PPC Macs at a high level. And it ****** me off.
    PB G4 12 1GHz DVI, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • murphkowski Calculating status...
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    Jan 24, 2009 9:40 AM (in response to mcraigchr)
    Same problem here - 10.4.11, downloaded QT 7.6 this morning and now Call of Duty 2 and Civilization III no longer work (haven't tried anything else yet). Fortunately avoided the Finder problems some others are having. I get that Apple takes pride in being "gamer-unfriendly" but this is ridiculous to happen from an updated Apple product.

    Used the Mac Software Update to download the QT 7.6

    Message was edited by: murphkowski
    iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.11), 2Ghz Intel Core Duo, 1.5 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, RadeonX1600
  • murphkowski Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 24, 2009 9:49 AM (in response to
    Okay - I don't seem to have a Stuffit AVR pane in my System Preferences - am I looking in the wrong place?

    After checking, I do have Stuffit 12.0.1 installed, but no System Preferences Pane for the software...

    Message was edited by: murphkowski
    iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Cyclophile Calculating status...
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    Jan 24, 2009 10:25 AM (in response to Randy Knowles)
    Ditto... this is highly annoying. Is aspyr perhaps going to do a patch for this problem as well? I have a ticket with them on it.

    In the meantime, How do you revert to an older version of QT without hosing your system? I'd rather not do a nuke and pave. I just want to fricken' play Civ 4 again!!
    iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.9)
  • Purple Panda Calculating status...
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    Jan 24, 2009 12:17 PM (in response to LeRocket)
    I'm having a similar problem with one of my games after doing the 7.6 Quicktime update. Immediately after updating my Sims 2 game is no longer working. It worked fine before the update and now it does nothing at all. I click on the icon in the dock and it just bounces a couple times and then nothing.
    Powerbook G4, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Boesvig Calculating status...
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    Jan 24, 2009 12:31 PM (in response to Cyclophile)
    @Cyclophile: Well, according to "patstats" in this other thread "Quicktime 7.6 causes Sims 2 crash" (, Aspyr is aware of the problem and working on a fix. Wish I had better news than that, but at least it's something.
    PowerPC G5 Dual Core 2GHz, 30" Cinema Display, Mac OS X (10.4.11), iPhone 2G
  • tamnoon Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 24, 2009 2:04 PM (in response to beyondhelp)
    Sound Shuffler was the culprit for me too. Once I removed it, everything worked fine.

    Bummer. Sound Shuffler is a very cool little toy. If anyone knows of a comparable program that will do what it does, PLEASE let me know. The developer (No U-Turn) no longer supports it, so I doubt we'll ever see an update.
    PowerMac dual G4 867mhz/1gb SDRAM, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • jclark Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Jan 24, 2009 2:15 PM (in response to tamnoon)
    Well can't say just what exactly the problem was, bur Archive & install cleaned it all up...<grr>.....

    several, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
  • Soulcatchr Calculating status...
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    Jan 24, 2009 4:10 PM (in response to Purple Panda)
    Check some of the other threads too. My problem was Sound Shuffler...deleted it and everything was happy again.
    G4 Dual 450 gigabit, Mac OS X (10.4.11)


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