1

Ever since I installed Lion on my late 2009 MacBook Pro, it crashes several times a day randomly during some operation (open an application, browse the net, add photos, etc.).

I read the answer about updating Show Crash Prefs in System Preferences and tried to do it, but it doesn't work.

I updated Info.plist file with text editor exactly as in the answer, but the Finder still doesn't give the option of selecting new Show Crash Prefs?

Am I missing something?

1

Try the following two troubleshooting techniques:

  • download the latest Combo updater for your OS (note this is different than simply going to the Apple menu > Software Update) and reboot

http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1582?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

  • do a Safe Boot:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1455

Then report back.

0

Does Console give you any information about the crashes that appear at random? Console can be easily found with Spotlight.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .