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newyear=newmac? Jan 2, 2003 01:45 PM
System crashes when I search HD folders
my system mysteriously crashes when i click directly into the folders on the hard drive to find a file. it seems to be OK when i am simply opening from with an app. i know it's probably a system extension problem, as i've had to make some changes there recently, but i don't know which yet. help!

also, my system (9.0.1 on an ancient Power Tower 233Mgz clone) now crashes if the auto-hd-cataloguing FindIt close-down by Iomega system extension is on. i now can't use it, and i thought (??) it was a good thing to do with your system.

should i be doing some other maintenance on my system? i've done the zap the PRAM, etc.

thanks.
 
ThinkInsane Jan 6, 2003 07:53 PM
Did you just zap the pram? Try trashing the prefenrences, zap the pram, and rebuild the desktop.
 
newyear=newmac? Jan 7, 2003 01:49 PM
Trashing preferences
Thanks, will try. It's funny, I just went my system folder, to check out preferences folder, while online (AOL using IE to browse here) and it crashed...again. It might be a conflict between browser and finder.

Will trashing my prefs delete anything important to my apps? I have loads of app. prefs in there.
 
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