installation problems on OSX 10.4.6

    Jun 19 2006 | 11:24 am
    I just installed max 4.5.7 on 2 identical ibooks with a fresh install of osx 10.4.6. One of the max installations works fine, the other has problems.
    - preferences don't appear in the options menu - inspectors are not found
    I ques this is related to the search path preferences, but I can't find anything that might be wrong with it. externals and mxj and all is loaded just fine. There is a max 4 preferences folder inside user/library/preferences.
    I noticed this from the first time I started max. I tried to reinstall max by deleting it from the application support folder and the applications folder, but without luck. How can I possibly fix this? I am not a native max user and I don't know what to do.
    Deleting these folders also didn't lead to a new install of max. It just tried to "fix" it.

    • Jun 19 2006 | 11:32 am
      ok fixed it. I probably did something wrong installing a 3rd party externals lib on one computer before I started max for the first time. This lead to the disapearing preferences. Then I started the filepreferences directly from its patch in preference editors, added a new path, which then got corrupted. This corrupt path kept the other search paths from getting loaded on startup after that.