new macbook 13 inch lags up and freezes when i try to change screensaver

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  1. mrmayor92 macrumors 6502

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    headline pretty much says it all... i just get the beach ball and everything freezes up and i have to force quit system preferences.... any ideas how to fix this? i dont get how my macbook can handle half life 2 and the sims 3 but it freezes trying to change the screen saver :p
     
  2. ViciousShadow21 macrumors 68020

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    this happened to me once.

    what OS are you running? if they are custom screensavers that you downloaded they may not be compatible with whatever version of OS X your running.
     
  3. mrmayor92 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    i dont have any custom ones and im runnning the current version of leopard.... MAKES NO SENSE
     
  4. ViciousShadow21 macrumors 68020

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    try resetting your PRAM
     
  5. mrmayor92 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    that helped.... not as laggy anymore, i guess i can live with it thanks though
     

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