OS X V10.7 Lion :: Cannot Click On Firewall Tab In Security / Privacy Settings Pane

May 19, 2012

I've just discovered that I can't access the Firewall tab in the Security & Privacy settings pane. I click on it, but nothing happens. I'm pretty sure that I was able to do this before and turn my firewall on - I get asked sometimes if I can allow an app to receive incoming connections.

MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.4/2.2 GHz), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Security & Privacy System Preferences Pane Cannot Open

Mar 31, 2012

my env:

- Max OS X 10.7.3

- 2.2 Ghz Intel Core i7

this month , i can not enter Security & Privacy pane from System Preferences

- when i click

- pop alert windows, tell some error 

what can i do now?!

PowerMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3), Chinese language

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Jun 13, 2012

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Aug 23, 2014

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Dec 8, 2014

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Apr 8, 2012

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Jun 5, 2012

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Nov 8, 2009

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Oct 28, 2010

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Feb 12, 2009

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May 18, 2009

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Hardware :: Telus Firewall Settings For AirPort Express?

Jul 5, 2009

I want to use AirPort Express to send iTunes to my stereo. I get my internet connection from a wireless modem (Telus is my ISP). I can establish a new network between my MacBook and my AirPort Express which will work (iTunes comes out of my stereo), but then I cannot access my wireless network and get the internet (my Mac will only allow one network connection at a time); and I can connect an ethernet cable from my the WAN port on my wireless modem to my AirPort Express, which will also work. But I cannot get my AirPort Express to join my existing wireless network. Telus tells me this won't work because they won't allow another network to join their network. I'm guessing this would be a Telus Firewall issue, but when I look at the Firewall settings Telus provides,

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Nov 13, 2010

I've upgraded to iTunes 10.1 and every time I open it I get the following message. I've tried accepting multiple times and still no luck. I've removed the rule from the firewall settings, rebooted and opened iTunes again.

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Feb 22, 2010

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Jun 16, 2012

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Apr 23, 2012

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I have not actually changed anything in the settings so am assuming that this is something to do with the most recent update to either Adobe Reader or OS X security.

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Mar 10, 2009

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Aug 27, 2010

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To my horror, Symantec says that one of my ports is OPEN (ICMP Ping), while all others are CLOSED. In my limited understanding, this is definitely not the most desirable situation--not as good as my old Linksys, whose ports are all reported as STEALTH. ShieldsUP! just said that I failed because of the open ICMP port.

My questions are:

1. Is this the best Airport Extreme can do?
2. Am I safe?
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I can't find much info from Apples' documentation and the Support website.

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May 4, 2010

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Using Firewall In OS X 10.7.4?

Jun 13, 2012

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Feb 14, 2012

i've installed the recent lion update and i cannot edit my firewall. can't even access it. clicking the firewall tab just darkens and stays dark.  i tried entering this as per the help/support doc:  

cd /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/NetworkConfig.framework/Versions/A/Resources/   
-bash: cd: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/NetworkConfig.framework/Versions/A/Resources/  

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2.66 Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.7), Cintiq 21UX

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Spotlight System Preferences Pane Icons Missing?

Mar 8, 2012

I've cleared the preference file and system prefs/spotlight caches with no luck. Repaired permissions.  It seems the Music icon is holding up the others. If I re-arrange them they break only after "Music." This is in the console after opening the preference pane: 

3/8/12 1:18:15.593 PM System Preferences: Missing icon for Music
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3/8/12 1:18:15.773 PM System Preferences: Missing icon for Music 

and earlier, 

3/8/12 12:33:33.922 PM System Preferences: Missing icon for Applications
3/8/12 12:33:33.922 PM System Preferences: Rebuilding icon cache.
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Jun 22, 2012

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Apr 29, 2012

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Sep 5, 2014

I used to be able to use various shopping websites (Land's End, Nordstrom, etc.) without a problem. Recently I tightened the privacy and security settings on my computer and now these sites no longer work. I can access them, but when I go to choose a size or color, or put an item in my shopping cart, it doesn't work. Is this problem related to cookies, to plug-ins, to the firewall, to other browser settings? I changed a few different settings, so I'm not sure which change might be causing these and similar shopping websites not to work properly. 

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