Problem When you view a certain file or folder’s permissions, one of the listed names is “Fetching…”. The name does not change and may be appear in place of where you are expecting your username to be. Solution Try the following: Reset home folder permissions Reset disk permissions
Reset home folder permissions
Resetting the home folder permissions can resolve problems with your user account on your Mac. With Install Disc Boot from the Mac OS X Install Disc: Insert the disc. Shut down the computer. Turn it on again whilst holding down the C key. You can let go when you see a spinning dial. Click through the… Continue reading Reset home folder permissions
Repair Disk Permissions
This can be used to help with programs crashing or to fix some errors in applications: Go to the Applications folder. Go to the Utilities folder. Open Disk Utility. Click on your main hard drive, then click Repair Disk Permissions.
Files have a padlock icon on them in Windows 7
Problem You may experience that your files have a padlock icon although they still open without error. Solution To remove the lock icon: Go to C:\Users (Assuming Windows is installed on your C: drive) Right click on the folder with your username and click Properties. Click the Security tab. Click Edit. Click Add. In the… Continue reading Files have a padlock icon on them in Windows 7
Inspiration freezes when exporting to Word
Problem When you use the Export to Word function in Inspiration, the program freezes. Solution Close Inspiration if it is open. Go to C:\Program Files Move (don’t copy) the Inspiration folder to the desktop. Move the folder back into Program Files. Run Inspiration and all should be working again.