OS X :: Lost All Dashboard Info On Macbook Pro - How To Restore

Sep 14, 2009

I have a Macbook Pro (about three years old,) and I'm running OS X (10.4.11)

It has been fantastic and perfect, but in the last few days, mysterious things have begun happening, such as it refusing to shut down, restart, or log out, and my dashboard issue.

More specifically, I had lots of stickies on Dashboard, which contained lots of information that I really really really don't want to lose. Suddenly, (after doing something in disk utility called "repair disk permissions," I noticed that dashboard was completely empty. I can drag all the widgets and star all over again, but what I want is the INFORMATION.

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OS X :: Downgraded To Leopard - Lost Dashboard - Address Book

Nov 7, 2009

I recently downgraded from Snow Leopard to Leopard and after getting back to Leopard I realized that most of the OS X apps such as Dashboard, Address Book, Automator, etc. are all not working. (They still appear under the APP folder but with the APP icon and a circle+cross through them). I'm assuming this has something to do with SL being a newer version than Leopard. I backed up everything in Time Machine before the switch but I'm not sure what to do about getting those Apps back?

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OS X :: How To Restore Dashboard Stickies From Timemachine

Oct 1, 2009

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May 26, 2012

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Sep 5, 2009

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May 11, 2012

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May 31, 2009

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May 3, 2012

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Jun 22, 2010

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Jan 20, 2009

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Applications :: Time Machine Won't Restore Lost Pictures

Oct 25, 2010

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May 6, 2008

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May 1, 2009

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Sep 1, 2009

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Dec 1, 2008

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OS X :: Liked The Updated Safari But Lost Iphoto So Had To Restore Back To Factory?

Mar 1, 2010

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May 17, 2012

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Jun 14, 2012

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Aug 20, 2014

Unfortunately the logic board of my (late 2011) MacBook Pro died. Luckily it was an old unibody model, so I could move my SSD to a similar (albeit older, mid-2009) model and booting up my installation went fine. 

The only problem I am facing is that I seem to have lost all items in the Local Items keychain, this includes all my Apple Mail passwords and a lot of passwords I entered in Safari. These were very long passwords I generated to be automatically used when needed, for security. 

It seems that the Local Items keychain is not a .keychain file, but a directory with a SQLite database which is used when iCloud Keychain is disabled. Apparently it just created a new directory with an empty Local Items keychain instead of using the existing one. The name of the directory seems to be an unique ID related to the hardware I'm using. 

I have already tried to rename my old keychain directory to the UUID of the new one and rebooting, but then it simply renames the user.kb file to user.kb-invalid and starts out with an empty keychain again. I cannot imagine that you always lose all your passwords like this every time your hardware goes defective? I still have the data stored in the login.keychain file, but since I have used Mavericks it apparently does not store all passwords there anymore. 

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Dec 3, 2009

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Aug 3, 2009

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Apr 21, 2012

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Jan 16, 2009

I purchased my first Mac back in september and I must say that I have absolutely loved it. However lately it seem like the dashboard application is really lagging. I hardly ever used dashboard, I am just concerned that this is a sign of worse things to come. Should it be doing this already or should I be concerned? It is a Alu Macbook 2.0.

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Sep 17, 2009

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Jun 23, 2012

I cannot seem to remove widgets that I have added to my dashboard. Also, I am looking for a good tutorial for how best to use the dashboard. I'm still getting used to my MacBook Pro and all its capabilities.

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