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SUGILBERT

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Dec 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM12/13/99
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After loosing the HD twice--initializing--reinstalling--configuring, etc; I
decided to go to Control Panels-->General Controls and check protect system
folder. Trouble is, it is greyed out and I don't knoe how to activate it. Any
ideas??

iBook, OS9, 96Megs

Thanks
SUGi...@aol.com (South Bend,IN)

Chris

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Dec 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM12/13/99
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If file sharing is turned on, it won't allow you to set the System
Folder to protection.

Toodles,
Chris

Emmanuel Halligon

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Dec 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM12/13/99
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Chris <mi...@mindspring.com> wrote:

> If file sharing is turned on, it won't allow you to set the System
> Folder to protection.

Same goe if you're using multiusers, I think.


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Manu.
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SUGILBERT

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Dec 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM12/13/99
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<< > If file sharing is turned on, it won't allow you to set the System
> Folder to protection.

Same goe if you're using multiusers, I think.


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Manu.
hall...@plasma-ireland.com
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File sharing and Multi users CP's are BOTH disabled!---Any other ideas?
SUGi...@aol.com (South Bend,IN)

Mike Rosenberg

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Dec 14, 1999, 3:00:00 AM12/14/99
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SUGILBERT <sugi...@aol.com> wrote:

> After loosing the HD twice--initializing--reinstalling--configuring, etc;
> I decided to go to Control Panels-->General Controls and check protect
> system folder. Trouble is, it is greyed out and I don't knoe how to
> activate it. Any ideas??

Try trashing your General Controls Prefs file (from the Preferences
folder) and rebooting. I should point out, though, that turning on the
Protect System Folder won't accomplish your goal. It'll keep someone
else from moving files out of your System Folder, but it won't prevent
file corruption and directory damage.

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Mike Rosenberg
<http://www.macconsult.com>

"What a long, strange trip it's been."

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