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Applications may break after reinstalling OS X

Sometimes a reinstall of the operating system is the easiest way to tackle multiple or nonsuperficial problems with computers, since doing this will refresh the underlying operating system software and hopefully clear any corruption and configurations that may be causing the issues. Apple has progressively made the process of reinstalling easier, to the point where now it is practically seamless to pop in the Snow Leopard installation DVD and run a reinstallation, then perform an auto-update and be right back where you were, maybe. In some instances, after performing reinstallations people may find certain applications will not work anymore.

By Oct. 19, 2010

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Reinstalling Java in OS X 10.5

The other day we wrote an article about Java incompatibilities causing problems with Apple's Mail program, and linked to an Apple knowledgebase article that claimed the simple wa

By Jul. 9, 2009

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Reinstalling Explorer with Pacifist: Update problem

Reinstalling Explorer with Pacifist: Update problem

By Jan. 18, 2002

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Finding and reinstalling lost Apple-supplied applications in OS X

In OS X there are times when you may have deleted items from your Applications folder that were put there by the OS X installer.

By Apr. 16, 2010

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PowerBooks/iBooks unresponsive after sleep (#3): Possible causes; workarounds; reinstalling OS X

PowerBooks/iBooks unresponsive after sleep (#3): Possible causes; workarounds; reinstalling OS X

By Dec. 10, 2004

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Troubleshooting Mac OS 9.2.1: Today's reports (part 2): DVD Player issues; Reinstalling DiscBurner; more

Troubleshooting Mac OS 9.2.1: Today's reports (part 2): DVD Player issues; Reinstalling DiscBurner; more

By Aug. 24, 2001

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Reinstalling OS X 10.1 after Security Update: Readers reply on this and other Update matters

Reinstalling OS X 10.1 after Security Update: Readers reply on this and other Update matters

By Oct. 25, 2001

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Upgraded graphics card causes kernel panic when reinstalling Mac OS X Leopard

According to reports on Apple's Support Discussions forums, an upgraded graphics card could cause kernel panics when attempting to reinstall Mac OS X Leopard from the original, included restore disk.

By May. 20, 2009

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Why Apple says to erase your drive before reinstalling OS X 10.1 over a Security Update

Why Apple says to erase your drive before reinstalling OS X 10.1 over a Security Update

By Oct. 30, 2001