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Ever since I installed snow leopard I get multiple safari crashes per day. And my desktop refuses to stay organized (by date modified)?

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More info? What's the machine? How old? What kind of software is installed? Additional info would be helpful. –  mummey Jan 25 '11 at 4:23
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What version of Safari? Be sure to run Software Update from the Apple menu to make sure that everything's updated. My Safari crash issues were fixed in an update. –  Nathan Greenstein Jan 25 '11 at 4:42

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Sounds like you did an upgrade, perhaps with the help Migration Assistant?

Best way to deal with it? Back up your data, and either i) create a new account, pulling your data back in, but with a fresh library and settings or, better yet, ii) reformat, re-install OS and create your account again, from scratch. Pull the data in manually.

Upgrading, and/or migration assistant, often doesn't go well when automated. Just the nature of the beast. If you're not entirely comfortable doing this, get a pro to do it. Trust me.

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OK it does go wrong sometimes but I suspect rarely not often –  Mark Jan 25 '11 at 13:35
    
@Mark.. this is based on my experience as an Apple-certified technician. :-) I am an ACTC, I do Mac consulting for a living. Your experience with migrations may be completely different... my experience has been that if you don't do it manually, problems are almost inevitable. –  Harv Jan 25 '11 at 18:36

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