Dammit. I f*&^d up.

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  1. NSX

    NSX OT Supporter

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    I accidentally trashed the iPhoto application in my macbook. Thank God I backed up all my pics.

    Now when I click on iPhoto in the dock, it does nothing. It's not even showing up in Finder. I don't want to have to pay for iLife 06. iPhoto is the only one missing, I have everything else.

    This sucks. How do I get it back? Quick trip to the apple store? :sadwavey:
     
  2. mobbarley

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    on your mac os cd.
     
  3. NSX

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    ok, you're talking to the person they write books called "Computers for dummies" here.

    Do i need to back up everything I have before re-installing the OS from the cd just to get the iPhoto or what? I guess what I'm asking is if I re-install, will it wipe out everything I have stored in the hardrive so it can start with a clean slate?!

    I told you I'm a dummie.
     
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    you should be able to just install iPhoto, my cd isnt near me however. Dont run the full install through.
     
  5. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    pop the osx disc in
    follow the directions...
    one of them is to install secondary programs or something like that...
    just do a custom install and choose iphoto...
    when you launch the cd, you'll see what i mean.
     
  6. JointBeaker

    JointBeaker packaging engineer #2 OT Supporter

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    Even if you trashed just the application....your photos should still be here:

    :wiggle:
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  7. Legend Zero

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    hey, if you havn't gotten a solution, wait a little bit! i kno there is a program that i have downloaded on my powerbok cause i ddit he same thing but with idvd..and there is a program that extracts just the programs from the osx instalation dvd (i'm at home right now, not near my mac)..so i'll check for you later..
     
  8. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    why extract it? just pop the osx disk in and do a custom install of what you want...you're just doing an extra step.
     
  9. JointBeaker

    JointBeaker packaging engineer #2 OT Supporter

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    I'll answer that for you...

    "Pacifist" is probably what you're thinking of.
     
  10. Legend Zero

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    heh, i was comming into post it..and yep that is the program!

    here is the website. http://www.charlessoft.com/
     
  11. migwuk

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    Move your iPhoto folder to the desktop from the Pictures Folder before doing anything. If you go to System, Installation, and then Packages, you will find all the programs for installation. Just delete iPhoto and preferences first. A Finder search will locate them for deletion. Then double click the iPhoto installation package on the OSX CD in the packages folder. Move the iPhoto folder back after installation. Should look like it did before problems.
     

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