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When I open system preferences pane, then desktop and screen saver, it freezes and I get the spinning beachball

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dalvarez5 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Sep 7, 2013 1:36 PM

Hello,

When I open system preferences pane, and then select desktop and screen saver, It says loading images and then I get the spinning beachball and it freezes. Everything else works, I can open itues, safari, and so on. I have to end up force quite and in red it says system preferences (not responding).

 

 

I have seen a post on sicussions.apple that says "Click GO in Finder whilst holding down ALT - scroll down to GO TO FOLDER.

 

In the box type: ~/Library. Click GO.

 

In PREFERENCES folder: delete: com.apple.screensaver.plist + com.apple.systempreferences.plist. "

 

 

BUT when i tried this it didnt do anything. I would appreciate any help.

MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.4)

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