Wallpaper Issue

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Neal B, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. Neal B
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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.
     
  2. justperry
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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.
     
  3. cmChimera
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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.
     
  4. Neal B
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    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.

    Thank you,
    Neal B
     
  5. GerritV
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    Apple doesn't like users to modify the system :D
    Serious now, I mostly end up relaunching the Dock app, but trashing the .plist sounds like a solution to me - must try.
     
  6. SR45
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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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  7. Neal B
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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.

    Neal B

     

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