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Question: Reset to default wallpaper folder

I deleted my wallpaper folder but when I added new desktop, the deleted wallpaper still remains. I always need to change back to default wallpaper folder when I added new desktop again.

MacBook Air, macOS Sierra (10.12.6)

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Dec 9, 2017 7:28 AM in response to kophyo96 In response to kophyo96

Might be a corrupt .plist.


Do a backup, preferably 2 backups on 2 separate drives.


Go to Finder and select your user/home folder. With that Finder window as the front window, either select Finder/View/Show View options or go command - J. When the View options opens, check ’Show Library Folder’. That should make your user library folder visible in your user/home folder. Select Library. Then go to Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist. Move the .plist to your desktop.


Re-launch Finder by restarting the computer and test. If it works okay, delete the plist from the desktop.


If the same, return the .plist to where you got it from, overwriting the newer one.


Thanks to leonie for some information contained in this.

Dec 9, 2017 7:28 AM

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