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Mountain Lion: can't open Mail, Contacts & Calendars preference pane

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Jul 25, 2012 12:54 PM

Hi guys,


I downloaded Mountain Lion this morning and am loving it. But I'm having a problem that so far I can't find anything about here or elsewhere on the web: I cannot open the Mail, Contacts & Calendars preference pane in System Preferences. Instead I get 1 of 2 error messages. The first says simply that it couldn't load this preference pane (see attached pic), while the second says it cannot open it because this service is not available on Intel-based Macs.


The weirdest thing is that I WAS able to open this pane at least once right after downloading ML. I know that it looks the same as this setting in the Settings iOS app, and I even unchecked some of the options for my gmail and exchange email accounts (chose not to sync notes, calendars, etc. with all those accounts since I just use iCloud now).


I've tried restarting System Preferences, and my computer, multiple times... no luck. Any ideas?!?



P.S.- I've got a mid-2009 MBP that meets the specifications for ML.


Screen Shot 2012-07-25 at 3.08.32 PM.png

MacBookPro 13-inch, Mac OS X (10.7.2)
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