2 Replies Latest reply: Jan 27, 2013 1:35 PM by ds store
tori.pekarski Level 1 Level 1

My system preferences won't load. It opens straight up to the desktop folder and pictures won't load, leaving me with a color wheel. I've tried restarting my computer and that doesn't help. System preferences just won't open/load at all. Any ideas?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
Solved by mende1 on Jan 27, 2013 12:41 PM Solved

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Try deleting the Desktop settings file. First, open Finder, select Go menu > Go to Folder, and type ~/Library/Preferences. Then, delete "com.apple.desktop.plist" and "com.apple.systempreferences.plist", and restart. Finally, you should be able to open Desktop & Screen Saver pane on System Preferences