I am trying to create a new blank disk image from the Disk Utility and when I select any kind of encryption and click on 'Create', it says it is unable to create the image because of 'permission ...
I'm running Mountain Lion and I have a folder in ~/sites that has a red icon on the folder and I can't open it because 'access is denied'. What I've tried: Get Info > unlock with admin password, ...
I have a drive from an old Windows computer. The drive is now in an enclosure, so it's accessible as if it were an external drive. It is formatted as NTFS. I would like to convert this drive (about 50 ...
I have a USB Flash drive onto which I've used Disk Utility to restore the Mac OS X Install ESD: Is there a way I can make the result read-only, in order offer it at lease some semblance of ...
on my Lion Server I have noticed that the permissions for certain folders seem to be screwed up. When I look at the Get Info for the folder I see strange things in the permissions section. There are ...
I bought an external Samsung hard drive today. But I'm not able to do anything with it. Here are the problems I'm having: I can't put anything on the hard drive. Finder gets stuck at 'preparing ...
One of the common Mac troubleshooting steps everyone always seems encouraged to try first is to "repair disk permissions" in Disk Utility. This process usually finds random odd problems, fixes them, ...
I want to repair permissions of a user defined directory along with it's subdirectories. How can I do this? So far, I've looked for options in finder and tried to drag the folder into Disk Utility. ...