Important information for those using PermissionScanner and RepairHomePermissions.
How the new repairing permissions can fix problems, and two updated tools to help you do that.
For your added security: the first to fix problems when your permissions go awry; the second to practise Unicode obfuscation.
Why might we want to repair permissions, and how does it differ now from what is used to be? As shown in a clear diagram.
Two tools to help you diagnose and fix problems arising from incorrect permissions in your Home folder and elsewhere.
Has repairing permissions on Home folders proved successful in Sierra? Should it be considered as a solution in High Sierra and later? Is it even available there?
When should you reset your SMC and NVRAM, repair permissions, install a Combo update, or re-install the whole of macOS?
All these have now been updated and should pass Gatekeeper checks and run on both Sierra and High Sierra.
Tackle odd problems resulting from incorrect Home folder permissions. Now for Sierra and High Sierra.
Having problems with preference files? Here’s a step by step guide to solving them, including a new version of PermissionScanner.