System preferences

Discussion in 'macOS' started by oldoldguy, Apr 7, 2010.

  1. oldoldguy macrumors newbie

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    #1
    when i go to system preferences i get a pop up saying Your network settings have been changed by another application
    i am locked on this message screen and are unable to get into system preferences.I have to force quit to exit .
    My reason for wanting in is my email password does not work ,i also get pop up for it saying my password is being rejected.
     
  2. iThinkergoiMac macrumors 68030

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    #2
    If your email password in Mail isn't working, you need to go into the preferences for Mail, not the System Prefs.

    What are you running at the time when you get the message in Sys Prefs?
     
  3. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

    Dave Braine

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    #3
    I had the same problem some time ago. I can't remember exactly what I did to cure it but this seems very familiar:
     

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