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My mac kept crashing and I added a user name, how can I retract back to the old user? [duplicate]

My Mac kept crashing under my user name, so I added a new user name, and now it seems more stable. Still, I have many applications and other things installed under the old user name. How can I clear ...
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Mac crashed on reformat

I was reformatting a corrupted flash drive on a Mac. So I do so, and it formats into the Mac's format. So I decide to change the setting to fat and format again. It crashes and and I have a computer ...
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Can't export Keynote presentation as Quicktime (Bug)

There is probably no easy fix for this but I just want to check. When I try to export a presention from Keynote 6.1 the program crashes after it has processed like 20% of the export. This is the first ...
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Visual Studio crashes on Parallels Desktop 8

I have a macbook pro with 16GB Ram, as a frequent visual studio user I installed Parallels Desktop so I can use visual studios on my mac. Whenever I open visual studios its very slow and it eventually ...
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All Mac OS X apps crash as opened

After I've reinstalled Mac OS X 10.8 and transfered my back-up folders to my MacBook Pro (late 2011), all Mac OS apps started to crash as I open them. I'm talking about apps like Mail, Safari, ...
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Xcode Installation Fatally Crashed My Mac

I borrowed a macbook with mountian lion today and I put a dmg of xcode on a flash drive and tried to install it but it crashed the mac and the mac WILL NOT load. It always goes to the crash screen ...
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Reading crash log for OSX

My 2012 Macbook Pro keeps freezing after I wake it up from sleep. Below is a typical error log I receive, but I can't decipher what it means. Interval Since Last Panic Report: 296061 sec Panics ...
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Automator exits on launch

When I open Automator, I get: 7/1/12 10:54:26 AM com.apple.launchd[1] (com.jft.PdaNetMac[57449]) Exited with exit code: 1 in console. I would like to know how to fix this.
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Mac crash report info - what can I learn from it?

My Mac (MacBook Pro, 10.7.3 OS) is crashing a couple of times a day. I started this behaviour just recently, and for no apparent reason. I've done a disk check and it all seems fine. When it crashes, ...
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Mac crashing with black screen on XCode install + random other times

I have a Macbook Pro bought over a year ago without extended warranty. Lately it has started crashing as follows - the screen goes black. The last note of the music (if playing, radio or iTunes) ...
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Flash 11 crashing Mac browsers?

I run Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Flash 11 in Google Chrome 15. The process part looks like this: username 93458 11.4 14.0 2469136 588600 ?? S 2:02AM 5:37.25 /Applications/Google ...
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Why would installing 8GB in a Macbook Pro crash Windows 7 (running under Bootcamp)?

I bought a MacBook Pro earlier this year (Early 2011 model), with i7 and 4GB RAM (2 x 2GB). This was to be used as my work computer, running Windows 7 most of the time. This setup has worked great ...
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How can I tell which tab or plugin is crashing Firefox?

Every so often while I'm developing, Firefox will max out on CPU usage and I have no option but to quit it (sometimes I have to force quit). Is there a plugin/extension that is like the Chrome ...
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System Image restore crashes consistently while trying to access external media

I am trying to restore a System Image from an external drive to the only disk drive mounted in a brand new Mac Pro. Whenever I try to launch the System Image Restore, I get a crash in BMRUI with an ...
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Security System Preference won't open on Macos 10.6 Snow Leopard

When I try to open the Security preference pane on my iMac running Mac OS 10.6.6, it says "loading..." and it never opens. I get this in the console: 3/5/11 4:16:56 PM System Preferences[724] Could ...
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Login loop in Snow Leopard

I can't get out of a login loop of a particular admin user. After entering the password the login screen is shown again after about a minute. Other users work fine. It started happening after a simple ...
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iTunes causes the entire system to crash when downloading some media OS X

I've had this problem for many versions of OS X and iTunes, though I'm currently running OS X 10.6.5 and iTunes 10.1 (54). Sometimes, when downloading lots of Podcasts or iTunes U media, particularly ...
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Mac OS X 10.5 Spinning Wheel of Death?

I keep getting the Spinning Wheel of Death on my Mac and I have reinstalled OS X 10.5 three times now! It happens on all the applications and I'm thinking of upgrading to Snow Leopard to get rid of ...
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Flash crashing Mac?

In his recent blogpost, Thoughts on Flash, Steve Jobs says: We also know first hand that Flash is the number one reason Macs crash. My best guess is that Flash runs in user-mode, with ...
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Why does my Mac always crash when I enable `ask for password after screensaver ended`?

I have enabled these two things: Placing the mouse-pointer in the bottom-left corner of any display makes the screensaver appear After the screensaver or stand-by has ended, ask for password ...
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How to fix emacs popup dialogs on Mac OS X?

I'm out of ideas here - my emacs crashes when popup dialog is opened. The x-popup-dialog function is probably to blame but I found no workaround to this. My Emacs version is 23.1.1 . Unfortunately ...
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Firefox, Opera, Flock crash in Snow Leopard 10.6.1

I have the latest version of Snow Leopard with the updated Flash (r32 if I remember correctly). Safari runs fine, but the latest downloadable versions of Firefox, Opera and Flock all crash randomly ...
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Why does Firefox crash when I view a page with an embedded Java applet?

My operating system is OS X. If a page which has a Java applet in it, Firefox crashes. Safari is works great without any problem on those pages. What would cause this problem, and how can fix it?
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Boot camp with Vista crashes on startup

I have a 2006 vintage MacBook Pro (Intel Core 2 Duo) and have been using Boot Camp since it was in beta. I had been running XP SP2 on it with Tiger quite happily. I've recently wiped and reinstalled ...
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Why does the Macbook Pro Unibody crash on hibernate under Windows?

My late 2008, Macbook Pro Unibody machine has a number of ugly flaws that rear their head under Windows (Bootcamp): Crash 9 out of 10 times on Hibernate Audio flickering (already have the latest ...