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Hi All,

 

Got a problem that i've had for a wee while, now its time to find a fix :wink:

Had this problem with my old install of Mac OS Tiger 10.4.5 and getting it again in this new install.

 

Sometimes the minimize option at the top left of windows (yellow dot) will disappear. See:

 

minimize.jpg

 

i dunno why. I try going into the Window menu and select Minmize, but this doesn't work either. This happens in Sadari, Entourage and other apps. I'll use the hot corners to get to another app, then a wee while later the minimize option will come back.

 

anyone have any idea why? and how to fix it?

 

Cheers

Shaiboy_UK

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anyone help?

 

Cheers

Shaiboy_UK

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What happens if you login as a different user?

 

Hi,

 

I only have one user setup.

 

Cheers

Shaiboy_UK

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What happens if you login as a different user?

 

Hi,

 

I only have one user setup.

 

Cheers

Shaiboy_UK

 

If you create another user you may find this problem does not affect that account. This could be a first step in resolving the issue.

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If you create another user you may find this problem does not affect that account. This could be a first step in resolving the issue.

 

As i've already said, it was like this on the old install, and has since be reinstalled! So making another account isn't going to fix it!

 

Cheers

Shaiboy_UK

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As i've already said, it was like this on the old install, and has since be reinstalled! So making another account isn't going to fix it!

 

Depending on the method that was used to reinstall Tiger, I believe it is possible that creating a new account may yet shed light on this problem. With the archive & install method user account information is preserved. My limited understanding suggests to me that some corrupted configuration detail could have survived an archive reinstall.

 

It is easy to create another user account.

 

I always create at least two accounts on any computer of mine, regardless of the operating system. Then I reserve the additional account for emergency or diagnostic problems. I consider this to be a Best Practice.

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Depending on the method that was used to reinstall Tiger, I believe it is possible that creating a new account may yet shed light on this problem. With the archive & install method user account information is preserved. My limited understanding suggests to me that some corrupted configuration detail could have survived an archive reinstall.

 

The hard drive was replace, so no old install data was left.

 

Cheers

Shaiboy_Uk

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The hard drive was replace, so no old install data was left.

 

Cheers

Shaiboy_Uk

 

Ooops, sorry Mate, I'm out of ideas. You need an Apple Genius iMHO.

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Ooops, sorry Mate, I'm out of ideas. You need an Apple Genius iMHO.

 

Not the "Professor" then!

 

Cheers anyway

Shaiboy_UK

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Ooops, sorry Mate, I'm out of ideas. You need an Apple Genius iMHO.

 

Not the "Professor" then!

 

Cheers anyway

Shaiboy_UK

DO NOT DISS THE PROFESSOR! Seriously he is a big help. We all make mistakes.

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YES!!! NEVER MKAE FUN OF THE PROFESSOR!!! HE HELPS A LOT!!!

Anyway..

My 10.4.5 has problems with minimizing too. THe yellow does show up, but when I press it, nothing happens. I have to move the window first before I can minimize it.

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firstly the professor helps everyone so stop talking trash about him,

 

secondly i have updated to x.4.5 and havnt seem a problem, but we now have to look at the 2 different versions of the os, one could have a problem the other could not.

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OK, I'm annoyed that this is not fixed yet.

 

Please go to apple's website and download and install this revised, improved, security update.

 

And thank you very much to everyone with the kind words in this thread :-)

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OK, I'm annoyed that this is not fixed yet.

 

Please go to apple's website and download and install this revised, improved, security update.

 

And thank you very much to everyone with the kind words in this thread :-)

No problem. It was the least we could do after you have helped all of us so many times. Frankly you should be made a moderator!

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I had this problem a few times. Restarting the Finder (or the app it occured in) always solved the issue.

 

~milan

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