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In OS X, what causes a crash that shows a transparent black curtain?

I just got a very odd error using my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 I was in Firefox 6.0, trying to enter info in a web form, and a transparent black curtain came down from the top to ...
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Google Notifier hangs on sign-in, must be force-quit (Mac OS X)

OS X 10.6.7 and GN 1.10.7. It was working fine. Then suddenly it started hanging whenever I tried to sign in, regardless of which account. Just gives me the spinning loading icon (not spinning ...
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How can I enable internet sharing without using the gui or apple script on snow leopard?

for some rather strange reason my sharing preferences tab crashes (it's a long story and there seems to be no good solution for it, it's looking for a ui object that no longer exists). Anyway, I ...
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MS Word 2008 for Mac - repeatedly crashing

does anyone have hints on how to mitigate a problem I've been having on multiple Mac OSX Snow Leopard 10.6.x? Basically Word keeps crashing as soon as I begin editing documents of a reasonable size, ...
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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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Account Preferences Crashes

When I click on System Preferences > Accounts, I get a crash [every single time]. Here are a few interesting snippets from the "Problem Report". Any ideas on how to tackle this? Process: ...
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iTunes OS X full system crash cont'd: is a bad media file the culprit? How do I isolate it?

THE ANSWER — NO SOLUTION It seems that this is a (hardware?) bug with the Intel iMacs and Mac Minis, as I discovered in this thread on Apple Support (which admittedly wasn't easy to find with that ...
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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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Why is Automator crashing on launch?

I've run into an odd problem where Automtor.app on Snow Leopard crashes on launch. At some point in the past, I put a copy of iPhoto.app into my public directory to copy over to another machine. Now, ...
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Has anyone else experienced page fault crashes with Snow Leopard on MacBook Pro?

I bought a Macbook Pro computer on Sept 3rd from MacMall. As I was using it to learn Snow Leopard (this is my first Mac, I am a long time Windows developer), it would crash every one or two hours. ...
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How can I learn why an application is failing on launch if no log report is created?

I installed Adobe CS4 Master Collection on my MacBook Pro after a clean install of Snow Leopard and Flash CS4 crashes on launch. Usually, apps that crash cause the OS X to create a crash log that can ...