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FaceTime error fixed Apps
For those of us that have downloaded FaceTime for Mac from the Mac App Store and have seen a dialog box with the following text: 'An Internal FaceTime error has occurred. There was a problem with FaceTime. You need to quit and open FaceTime again.'

In doing an investigation as to why FaceTime was not launching (which has been going on since the beta), I came up with this solution to the vexing problem, and here's what you need to do: Go to /Applications, then Right (or Ctrl)-click on FaceTime.app and choose 'Show Package Contents.' Then open the Contents/LaunchAgents folder, and copy the file called com.apple.imagent.plist to your ~/Library/LaunchAgents folder.

There is another file that you need to copy to your ~/Library/LaunchAgents folder as well, but that file on some Macs may or may not be installed. That file is called com.apple.apsd.plist. If that file is not located in ~/Library/LaunchAgents, you may have to download it.

You can do a search for the file on Google or your favorite search engine. After it's downloaded, rename the file com.apple.apsd-ft.plist and put this file in ~/Library/LaunchAgents and launch FaceTime.

If you see your camera light turn on and see your face, just sign in with your Apple ID or MobileMe account and you're all set.

[crarko adds: I haven't tested this one. If anyone has a further explanation of what is going on here, and why the .plist files are not installed in ~/Library/LaunchAgents to begin with, please post it in the comments.]
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FaceTime error fixed
Authored by: leamanc on Apr 02, '11 07:27:36PM

Should we really be Googling for launchd scripts and putting them in our LaunchAgents folder, when we're really not sure what the problem is, and what these scripts do?

Like Craig, I haven't seen this problem with FaceTime. Before anybody goes and grabs the fix from some random website, I'd verify that I really have the problem, and thoroughly inspect any launchd .plists you download from the 'net before you install them.

If I were to have this problem, I'd most likely wait for Apple to fix it.



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FaceTime error fixed
Authored by: netdude33 on Apr 04, '11 02:12:59PM

I got this error when I downloaded the beta of FaceTime. Apparently when you buy and download it, after it downloads, it does not put those 2 .plist files in the users LaunchAgents folder while it installs. That is the only flaw that some users will have with FaceTime. It doesn't come as an installer package. It took me awhile to figure this out, but this solution worked for me.



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