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Lion re-installed now my applications are asking for serial #'s and my old user profile won't show up during start up

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Jul 20, 2012 3:04 PM

Im almost starting from scratch since my computer kept crashing so I re-downloaded and installed Lion. Now all of my applications are asking for serial numbers. it's weird since my old user shows up but the machine boots up as a new user and will not open the old applications..

 

is there a way to revert back so when my computer starts up, my old user login shows up and I can use my apps and comupet like before?

It happened a few months ago and I re-downladed lion and my computer worked just like before. why would it be different now?

 

tried to go to sytem preferences but could not find a way to make it start up like before

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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