How to repair disk permissions in OS X

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If you find your Mac is running a bit more sluggish than usual, or a program you frequently use starts behaving oddly, you might need to repair your disk permissions. Please

Open the Disk Utility by selecting Applications -> Utilities -> and then Disk Utility.

Select your primary hard drive (the one that you loaded OS X on) and then click the Verify Disk Permissions button.

Disk Utility will check your drive for any permission errors. In the example screenshot below there are none (I run this program a couple of times a month)

You may find a screen full of errors. If any errors do appear, click the Repair Disk Permissions button.

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Last updated on October 27, 2010 with 1875 views