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Topic # 111449 3-Nov-2012 21:33
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hi im nathan i am happy to join you guys on this forum does any of yas have a problem with when u restart your macbook you lose your desktop picture reverts back to the original??

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  Reply # 711529 3-Nov-2012 21:34
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  Reply # 711531 3-Nov-2012 21:38
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Nope, works fine here. Perhaps start by telling us what sort of mac (i.e. Macbook Pro, mid 2011 model etc).



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  Reply # 711535 3-Nov-2012 21:53
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Open up Disk Utility and repair permissions, and see whether that fixes it (you may need to reselect the desktop background after doing this).

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  Reply # 711545 3-Nov-2012 22:38
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Are you doing something odd like using a picture that is stored on an external HDD, or on a disk image or something?
If you choose one of the other stock images does the same thing happen?


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  Reply # 712432 5-Nov-2012 17:18
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ok thanks ill give that ago and i have a 15" macbook pro with retina display

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  Reply # 712453 5-Nov-2012 17:58
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How are you restarting btw? If you're doing this by pressing and holding the power button or whatever, it could be causing this. I've never had this problem myself though.

edit: Does it do it with all wallpapers too? like, different stock ones, or something completely different like a picture you've taken yourself. 

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  Reply # 712473 5-Nov-2012 18:30
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normal restart 

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  Reply # 712518 5-Nov-2012 19:25
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thanks sorted it had to delete desktop thing

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Reply # 718384 16-Nov-2012 17:05
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Thanks for the information.. fixed for me as well. 

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