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Old Mar 30, 2013, 10:52 AM   #1
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I changed my wallpaper on my new MacBook Pro and now it always reverts. When I reboot it goes back to this one no matter what I do.
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Old Mar 30, 2013, 11:03 AM   #2
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I changed my wallpaper on my new MacBook Pro and now it always reverts. When I reboot it goes back to this one no matter what I do.
That's a known bug, many have the same issue.

But, did you already update to 10.8.3 which might resolve the issue?

Also, try repairing permissions.
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For me it was going to settings and forcing the graphics card to switch, it then showed that another wallpaper was selected. I changed it, and problem was fixed. I'm not sure if that's been the problem for everyone.
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Old Apr 1, 2013, 12:42 PM   #4
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That's a known bug, many have the same issue.

But, did you already update to 10.8.3 which might resolve the issue?

Also, try repairing permissions.
I am currently updated to 10.8.3 and I have had zero succcess with the permissions being the issue. I am new to Mac's please tell me where to locate the Settings for the video card.

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Old Apr 1, 2013, 12:44 PM   #5
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I haven't read them all, but you may find some useful information in one of the several threads that have been posted on this problem, such as these:

wallpaper changes to default after restart
Wallpaper wont stay, reverts back
MacBook Pro Retina changes wallpaper back to a apple default one at start up.
rMBP reverting to old wallpaper most times I reboot.
Wallpaper keeps going back to default after reboot
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Old Apr 1, 2013, 03:18 PM   #6
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Apple doesn't like users to modify the system
Serious now, I mostly end up relaunching the Dock app, but trashing the .plist sounds like a solution to me - must try.
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Old Apr 2, 2013, 05:24 PM   #7
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Just to be sure OP, did you do the following to keep the wallpaper ? I have no issues with 10.8.3 or even the older 10.8.2....Of course, I don't have a video card, just the onboard video chip...

1. Save wallpapers in > Finder > Pictures

2. Now click on System Preferences

3. Click on Folders that you will have your wallpaper

4. Click on your favorite wallpaper in the right pane....Wa-La...Done
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Thank you GGJstudios the links you posted solved the problem for me. This is my first Mac and being an Old codger at 62, I am a slow learner.

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