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My boss has discovered that his hard drive no longer has a name.  Instead it's a bunch of ------.  Consequently, he no longer can access templates, AutoCorrect, AutoReplace and AutoText.  (I assume this is because his hard drive doesnt' have a name?)  How can I fix this?
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well...since its a mac...ya just rename it. Click on the hard drive name or lack thereof and wait till it hilights. Then type in the OLD name of the drive and click on the desktop. Should be hunky dorey.
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Weed,
Thanks, that worked.  However, just for my education, was I correct that he couldn't access the Templates, AutoCorrect, & AutoText functions because the drive wasn't named?  
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technicaly the only reason he couldnt access them was because the application that was looking for that file was looking for HardDrive:folder:folder:Templates Folder:<template>...and since the HD was under a different name it couldnt locate the subfolders. So basically yes.
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