preferences always crashes!

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  1. Eric Lewis macrumors 68020

    Eric Lewis

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    my new iMac 2.0gz aluminum..the system preferences just always crashes? what can i do to stop this?
     
  2. flopticalcube macrumors G4

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    Try removing the plist file

    /Users/<you>/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.apple.systempreferences.plist
     
  3. Eric Lewis thread starter macrumors 68020

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    did it..

    it still crashes
     
  4. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    Does it crash as soon as you open it, or is it after you click on one of the panes?
     
  5. Eric Lewis thread starter macrumors 68020

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    it opens then i click for an example: desktop..then it crashes
     
  6. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    Okay, is it just Desktop or is it any of the panes?
     
  7. benlee macrumors 65816

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    could it be the itunes album artwork glitch? Did you set that screensaver? and mess with the settings?

    Correct me if that has been fixed.
     
  8. Eric Lewis thread starter macrumors 68020

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    yes..thats what i did! lol
     

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