4944 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Apr 2, 2008 5:16 PM by StoneSoup
You can reset the ACL's and permissions for the home directory with a utility on the install disk.
You need to boot to the install disk, select English and then from the Utilities menu choose Reset Password.
You can then select the volume and the user for whom you are wanting to reset the settings.
Then select the reset option and reset it at the bottom of the window.
It will then reset the home directory top levels.
It is done when done is grayed out and the volume and user are selectable again.
Quit the program and restart the computer.
Then go to the hard drive icon and open it.
Double click on the Users folder and click once on the affected account home folder.
The go to File>Get Info.
Go to the Sharing and Permissions area at the bottom and unlock the lock.
Then click on the gear like icon at the bottom and "apply to enclosed".
Then test Mail.
This might not be the solution but it should restore the home directory permissions to normal.