Preferential Treatment
Preferential Treatment
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Preferential Treatment for Mac1.1.8

06 November 2007

Scans for corrupt preference files.

What is Preferential Treatment for Mac

Preferential Treatment was built from a discussion at www.macintouch.com, this application will check your preference files (both in your user's preference folder and the system's preference folder) for corruption by using the "plutil" command line tool.

If it finds suspect files, it will list the files and allow you to reveal them in the Finder or move them to the trash. You may also double-click on a file in the found files table to open it in the application of your choice (you can designate the default application from the preferences). There is also an option to save the results of a scan to a text file.

What's new in Preferential Treatment

Version 1.1.8:
  • Fixed a minor Mac OS X 10.5 incompatibility that prevented the application from recognizing administrative user accounts.

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info-293
info-293
Apr 21 2020
1.1.8
1.0
Apr 21 2020
1.0
Version: 1.1.8
Incompatible with later MacOS versions. Not a 64 bit app so any MacOS installation past 10.14 will not run it!
Anguka
Anguka
Aug 12 2010
1.1.8
0.0
Aug 12 2010
0.0
Version: 1.1.8
Has worked well for years, simple, straightforward and useful. Now under OS x 10.6.4 it will not accept me as administrator so I cannot access System prefs. Developer has been informed - I hope it can be fixed as there is nothing else similar in the field.
Guest
Guest
Mar 1 2009
1.1.8
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Mar 1 2009
0.0
Version: 1.1.8
What we really need is an application which detect preference files which are not associated with any application, i.e files of applications where we have deleted the applications but forgot to delete their preference files.
François-Pellerin
François-Pellerin
Nov 7 2007
1.1.8
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Nov 7 2007
0.0
Version: 1.1.8
Grat product! Thanks. The developper could write a ReadMeFirst file to tell the dummies like myself exactly what to do with the files included in the upgrade...
Doc-Renaud
Doc-Renaud
Oct 30 2006
1.1.7
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Oct 30 2006
0.0
Version: 1.1.7
And you think you could live without stuffit expander installed ? Good luck :-)
Sidetracked
Sidetracked
Aug 20 2006
1.1.6
5.0
Aug 20 2006
5.0
Version: 1.1.6
Works just fine for me in Tiger. A very simple, straightforward way to check for problems in preference files. Already was able to head off a couple of problems before they became real problems. I sent a donation.
Guest
Guest
Aug 24 2005
1.1.4
5.0
Aug 24 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1.4
Nice utility, but the developer should allow download of the application in .zip or .dmg archive instead of .sit, so that Tiger users aren't forced to download Stuffit.
Guest
Guest
May 2 2005
1.1.3
5.0
May 2 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
PT doesn't work with OS X 10.4 Tiger. Authentication to check System prefs is broken. A workaround is to run the program as root either in the terminal or get the freeware program Pseudo. Just drop PT onto the Pseudo window and it runs as root, problem solved.
Guest
Guest
Oct 7 2004
1.1.1
5.0
Oct 7 2004
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Great!!Thank you so much John!
Guest
Guest
Sep 27 2004
1.0.2.1
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Sep 27 2004
0.0
Version: 1.0.2.1
Jonathan is a great developer and a good man. I released a program similar to his (I didn't know his existed), he downloaded it, and e-mailed me with some suggestions to improve it! I couldn't believe it, the "competition" is helping me! Truly a good man. I'm in the Navy and and programming is totally new to me. I have only been scripting and programming for 4 days so he is helping me along. I can't believe it! Thanks again Jonathan.