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unable to upgrad certain software or when downloading unable to upload

hi, for some reason when i try to upgrade or run a new software I am unable to. it starts the process of installing and right before the last step I get the air message, can not install. I downloaded coconut battery software the icon is there but when i click to open it, it closes within the 1 minute. Its done that with other software as well. And yes I am checking the if my macbook is compatible.

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Also, my battery shows it's charged but after a couple of minutes it goes down to 0% charged. I connect the power cord and it will run but then it suddenly shuts down. I've done the remove the battery and hold down the power button for 5 seconds and return battery. Is it my dc-in board or the non energy part?

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Might be Disk corruption- use DiskUtility:Repair Disk. Not enough free space (need 20% of total for VMem swap files etc. Failing HDD

I too have a flakey battery in my MacBookAir - still don't have a handle on it. Often in the Menu "no battery available", 0% charge, broken charger icon and I can't start from battery, but resetting SMC and PROM will sometimes fix it for a while (battery cycles low, charging is ok) - then suddenly no battery detected, battery not charging.

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thanks machead for the info, I did the disk utility and the repair disk was not highlighted so i couldn't click that 1, but I did do the verify, verify permission, and the repair permission and everything seemed ok, except this has me confused:

Permissions differ on ./Library/Application Support/Macromedia/Shockwave 10/Shockwave 10 Preferences, should be -rwxrwxr-x , they are -rw-rw-r--

Owner and group corrected on ./Library/Application Support/Macromedia/Shockwave 10/Shockwave 10 Preferences

Permissions corrected on ./Library/Application Support/Macromedia/Shockwave 10/Shockwave 10 Preferences

Permissions differ on ./Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Flash Player.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Flash Player, should be -rwxrwxr-x , they are -rw-rw-r--

could this be my issue, and if so how can i fix this? and the battery, I've done the PROM and SMC and still acts up. again thank u!

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Permissions repair are not as critical as Master Boot Directory Damage. Permissions could cause a read/write problem. Boot from an install disk to use disk repair. Mac Permissions repair is known for leaving some files untouched. Shockwave merely plays web and other video/animations... Preference files can be deleted with no problem... they will be recreated next boot/use.

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thank you, i did as you mentioned and it works AND i found some new stuff I didn't know was there before. Thank you!!! Now the battery is my next mission. ONce again thanks!!!

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Edi - You're Welcome, glad to have been of help!

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