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    djjokke's Avatar
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    Default "System Preferences quit unexpectedly"


    That error message started popping up a couple of days ago, never had it before. I can't access any system settings what so ever, it just crashes instantaneously.

    I tried all solutions I could find a bunch of times. Neither deleting the plist file, deleting all the cache files or repairing disk permissions works. I can't even access the system preferences when in safe mode, I get the same crash.

    I'm running a MacBook Pro late 2011, upgraded with SSD and 8gb RAM, OS X 10.9.2.

    Is there any other way to solve this or do I have to completely start over again (wouldn't be the first time...)?

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    Default Re: "System Preferences quit unexpectedly"

    If you have a Time Machine backup available - try a restore of the system preferences app from a back-up made prior to when you started having issues.

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