Desktop background changed

Started Apr 9, 2013 | Discussions
Vernon Snider Contributing Member • Posts: 929
Desktop background changed

When I started my MBPro, my desktop background photo was replaced by the standard background desktop image.

Of course, I changed it back through System Preferences.

My question is why and/or how the background was changed back and/or how it could have happened?

Thanks for your help and information.

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Vernon

Howard Moftich Veteran Member • Posts: 8,449
Re: Desktop background changed

I'd guess that somehow the window manager preferences file got corrupted and system used a failsafe/fallback.

Vernon Snider OP Contributing Member • Posts: 929
Re: Desktop background changed

Howard Moftich wrote:

I'd guess that somehow the window manager preferences file got corrupted and system used a failsafe/fallback.

Thanks for the info.  Is there anyway "window/manger preference" can be corrected?

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Howard Moftich Veteran Member • Posts: 8,449
Re: Desktop background changed

Often, simply changing it back to what was will re-write it

Try it.  Log out and log back in and see what you get.

Vernon Snider OP Contributing Member • Posts: 929
Re: Desktop background changed

Howard Moftich wrote:

Often, simply changing it back to what was will re-write it

Try it.  Log out and log back in and see what you get.

Thanks - it worked.

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