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kimovski

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Mar 22, 2011
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I'm getting a error when opening general in system preferences
"Could not load General preference pane."

I can open anything expect the general. Running 10.8.2

Any help will be appreciated. :D Thx
 

Weaselboy

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Look in the folder /System/Library/PreferencePanes and see if the pref pane is there. It is called Apperance.prefPane

Did you perhaps accidentally delete this or something?
 

kimovski

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Mar 22, 2011
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Macau
I can see the Appearance.prefPane is there, but i can't open, it pop up the same message.
Basically everyday is web surfing, 3D modeling and video editing, nothing special.

What should I do?:confused:
 

Weaselboy

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I can see the Appearance.prefPane is there, but i can't open, it pop up the same message.
Basically everyday is web surfing, 3D modeling and video editing, nothing special.

What should I do?:confused:

I am on 10.8.2 also. I zipped my copy of the pref pane and uploaded it here. Try to DL it and unzip, then replace your with the DL copy from me.

You might need to restart after.

If that does not work, you will need to reinstall the OS to fix it. Backup first to safe, then command-r boot and click install OS. This will not delete your data. It will take a while as the OS is 4.7GB.

Hopefully my zipped copy will do the trick for you though.
 

kimovski

macrumors regular
Original poster
Mar 22, 2011
119
2
Macau
I am on 10.8.2 also. I zipped my copy of the pref pane and uploaded it here. Try to DL it and unzip, then replace your with the DL copy from me.

You might need to restart after.

If that does not work, you will need to reinstall the OS to fix it. Backup first to safe, then command-r boot and click install OS. This will not delete your data. It will take a while as the OS is 4.7GB.

Hopefully my zipped copy will do the trick for you though.

Tried replace the file still does not work. I will reinstall the OS, Thank you!
 
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