Activity Monitor won't open (MacOS 10.4.11)

Posted on 2009-02-14
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
When I double-click on "Activity Monitor," it looks like it's opening, but it doesn't.  On advice of something I found on line, I checked the Console, saw this error message:

Finder tool: request to change uid to 0 gid to -1 for /Applications/Utilities/Activity
2009-02-14 08:55:38.601 Activity Monitor[363] The tool is not setuid root - please repair the privileges

What is this asking me to do, and how do I do it?

Question by:plurye
    LVL 39

    Accepted Solution

    open the program called Disk Utility .. located in the Applications: Utilities Folder

    Select the Computer HD

    Run the REPAIR PERMISSIONS command

    Author Closing Comment

    Sigh...  brain freeze this morning.  Should have figured this one out myself.  Thanks for the help.


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