On 1/3/12 9:17 PM, Amy Mandaean wrote:
> just called "System," and nothing with my computer's name on it.
Also no Library folder.
Thanks for the help, Ken... but I still got nothing. :(
Using the Finder, I found "System Preferences" and "System Information," but no folder
Am I completely Mac illiterate??
No worse than I was when I bought mine. I'd spent 25 years using
computer interfaces that are not like the Mac, and I've had, and still
have after 2 years, problems finding things on the Mac. At this time,
that's my fault, not Apple's. But, I'll never go back. :-)
I've taken some screenshots to help with this message, at least
hopefully help. :-)
I took a screenshot of a part of my desktop This shows you the disk
drives recognized by my Mac. Consider these drives to be analogous to
what you would see if you opened My Computer, and the Hard Disk area of
the display, assuming you are using the thumbnails display in the My
Computer window. (2nd screenshot in the above link).
My internal hard drive has been partitioned into 3 drives, represented
by 3 silver drive icons labeled System, Data, and testing. The other 4
drives are external drives, and have no bearing on the discussion. I
suspect you will have just one silver drive, and it may or may not be
That one lone drive is the one you want. Double click on it. A finder
window should open, and (hopefully) you'll see a file list similar to
the third screenshot.
If Lion is the same as Snow Leopard, there will be a Users folder. This
is the folder that I'm referring to in step 2 of my previous post.
Does this help you follow my steps?
If you've got a Mac question that is off topic for your problem, feel
free to email and ask using the address in this message.
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