I agree this is a great tale and awesome and useful information. I'm not 
nitpicking here but wouldn't it have been quicker and easier to just restore 
from backup?


Albert



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From: Jim Scott <jesco...@gmail.com>
To: g3-5-list@googlegroups.com
Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: A couple of useful hints and a tale of my day...


On Apr 26, 2011, at 4:50 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote:

> <sniperoo>

> Caveat! 
> 
> As with ANYTHING done as root, you can really screw up the system. Using 
> Finder like this is taking a heavy-duty power tool, removing all the safety 
> guards, duct taping it to your hands and supergluing the trigger to the 'ON' 
> position. If you don't know what you're doing, you can lop off a limb before 
> you know what happened to you...
> 
> Use wisely :-)

Bruce,

Fascinating tale, which I appreciate your taking the time to share. It's 
because of the sharing that goes on in this group that I've learned so much 
about Macs over the years. The fact that you, Dan and a few others who are 
really, really hands-on as well as book-smart knowledgeable take the time to 
share your experiences makes this group more valuable than any other single 
resource for Macs on the Internet.

Thank you!

Jim Scott
Macs for Kids

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