Can you please list the files in HD/Library/Internet Plugins for me?
There maybe something there that I see that could be a cause of the problems.
I will keep helping until we get it sorted out for you.
IE for mac was actually discontinued back in 2002.
And to answer your question M$ doesn't hasn't had a browser for mac since 2002 either.
I still have it on an older mac for testing if all else fails at times things do.
Which version of Flash Player Plugin are you using?
Are you running Safari 4.0.5?
Have you tried repairing the permissions as when updating flash player at any time screws up quite a few things and causes flash player not to work...
It is normal for the pickups to be depressed when being used. This is totally normal and shouldn't cause damage in the way they are saying it has.
I cannot see why they are saying they are damaged if they are it would be more likely to...
No not once the subscription expires all access to idisk and email and other features stop. I am aware there was at least when I renewed my account late last year a 14 day period before they delete the account and any info.