Wow, I just fixed a problem that's been plaguing me for ages (couple of months I guess).<br><br>I've been having problems with IE accepting and keeping cookies for a long period of time, and keeping the preferences that I give it... In addition, sometimes when I use the "mail button" to "sent a link" it tells me that something's wrong with my internet configuration... like I know what that means in OS X....<br><br>anyways... I started looking around in:<br><br>~/Library/Preferences/<br><br>for a file that might be my internet configuration, and low and behold I found this one:<br><br>com.apple.internetconfig.plist<br><br>So, I opened it with BBEdit and looked at it... bunch of gobbledy gook -- who needs it.<br><br>I trashed the file, restarted, and viola... I now have my good ol' MSIE back and it's accepting cookies, saving my prefs, and the like.<br><br>So, now back to work... just wanted to share the tip with those that might be having the same problems.<br><br>-john<br><br>
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Yeah AIM had put one of those aol.com.plist thingy's in my preferences folder too and I did the same to it.. life is better again there too.<br><br>=============================================================<br>| "Behold the Turtle, he maketh no progress ==== until he sticketh out his neck." |<br>=============================================================
#3656 - 04/21/0205:53 PMRe: having problems with IE, or your "internet config"
.plists are nothing more than prefs/config files (often times capable of being manipulated in BBEdit, if you know what you're doing). Trashing them is akin to trashing Mac OS 9 prefs files.<br><br>Having said that, IE had a knack of resetting my Internet prefs to make itself the default browser. About the 20th time after I specified OmniWeb it seems to have stuck -- apparently the thing to do is to make sure that no browser is running when you change your preferred browser settings, then quit System Prefs before launching your new default browser.<br><br>
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