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System preferences "Loading" HELP!

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System preferences "Loading" HELP!

So i just installed mavericks on my laptop, everything works fine (except wifi of course because my card is not compatible)

But i have a problem, when i enter system perferences, and click on Users & Groups, or Network, or ANY other tab except for general. It just says "Loading" but the setting never pops up, only way to close it is to force close the system preferences.. I have tried to repair the disc premissions but that didn't work, still the same problem, can anyone help me? Thanks.

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Try to make a new user account and log in there. See if the system preferences panes load. If so, go back to your other account, go to ~/Users/[your username]/Library/Preferences/and move com.apple.systemprefs.plist to your desktop. Reboot your system. A new systemprefs.plist will be created then. See if that fixes your problem. 

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4 hours ago, Rico Cremer said:

Try to make a new user account and log in there. See if the system preferences panes load. If so, go back to your other account, go to ~/Users/[your username]/Library/Preferences/and move com.apple.systemprefs.plist to your desktop. Reboot your system. A new systemprefs.plist will be created then. See if that fixes your problem. 

 

Thanks for your answer, I already tried that, same problem occurs on a new account, also. If i login to any other account than root, i get a lot of questions marks on apps. Because everytime i start the Hackintosh it says mac osx want to make some changes so i have to login as root to allow it..

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14 minutes ago, psrkallez06 said:

 

Thanks for your answer, I already tried that, same problem occurs on a new account, also. If i login to any other account than root, i get a lot of questions marks on apps. Because everytime i start the Hackintosh it says mac osx want to make some changes so i have to login as root to allow it..

Boot into single user mode (bootflag -s), from there type "fsck -fy". 
Reboot.

It's not clear to me as of why "Mac osx wants to make some changes". I know that Niresh has some post-installation tool built in, but you don't need to be root for that. 

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3 hours ago, Rico Cremer said:

Boot into single user mode (bootflag -s), from there type "fsck -fy". 
Reboot.

It's not clear to me as of why "Mac osx wants to make some changes". I know that Niresh has some post-installation tool built in, but you don't need to be root for that. 

Thanks i will try that now.

 

Update: Just did it, it ended with "the volume appears to be ok" But i still have the same problem. Can't open stuff in the preferences, like network/users and groups etc. It just get suck on "loading" :(

And yes it's pretty weird that it happens everytime i reboot.. This is what is looks like: 

https://i.gyazo.com/1cf4949566aa51c6d2768e2f933599bc.png

 

So i don't really get to a "normal" login screen.

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16 hours ago, psrkallez06 said:

Thanks i will try that now.

 

Update: Just did it, it ended with "the volume appears to be ok" But i still have the same problem. Can't open stuff in the preferences, like network/users and groups etc. It just get suck on "loading" :(

And yes it's pretty weird that it happens everytime i reboot.. This is what is looks like: 

https://i.gyazo.com/1cf4949566aa51c6d2768e2f933599bc.png

 

So i don't really get to a "normal" login screen.

 

Go to Applications -> Utilities -> Keychain acces -> Preferences -> Reset default keychain. Reboot. That should fix the login prompt, hopefully. 

Also, open terminal and run sudo diskutil repairPermissions /
Just to be sure...

 

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2 hours ago, Rico Cremer said:

Go to Applications -> Utilities -> Keychain acces -> Preferences -> Reset default keychain. Reboot. That should fix the login prompt, hopefully. 

Also, open terminal and run sudo diskutil repairPermissions /
Just to be sure...

 

Once again thank you for helping! 

When i click on reset default keychain i just get "The Specified Keychain Could Not be Found"

 

I also don't know the password for unlocking "local keychain".. no password that i have set seems to work.

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Your installation does not like you that much, lol.

Well, we'll keep trying.

Go to ~/Library/Preferences and delete com.apple.keychainaccess.plist
Go back to ~/Library/ and remove the Keychain folder (or move it to your desktop)
Go to Applications -> Utilities -> Disk Utility. Select your harddisk, click 'first aid' and choose 'repair permissions'. When it's done, click verify disk. It may ask you to repair the disk. Do it.
Reboot.

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29 minutes ago, Rico Cremer said:

Your installation does not like you that much, lol.

Well, we'll keep trying.

Go to ~/Library/Preferences and delete com.apple.keychainaccess.plist
Go back to ~/Library/ and remove the Keychain folder (or move it to your desktop)
Go to Applications -> Utilities -> Disk Utility. Select your harddisk, click 'first aid' and choose 'repair permissions'. When it's done, click verify disk. It may ask you to repair the disk. Do it.
Reboot.

I know haha, Everytime i install it get's stuck on "setting up your mac" so i have to hard reboot the laptop.. maybe that is why i get all these problems? haha

 

I don't have any file called com.apple.keychainaccess.plist even tho i have hidden files shown, i did verify disk and it said that the volume is OK.. Damn this lol

 



 

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I don't have a clue anymore. I think it's indeed because you hard reboot your laptop. On the other hand, there is a reason for why your setup hangs at "setting up your Mac".
I think it's best if you reinstall again and use -v -x at your first boot. What are your system specifications?

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On 2017-02-22 at 8:45 PM, Rico Cremer said:

I don't have a clue anymore. I think it's indeed because you hard reboot your laptop. On the other hand, there is a reason for why your setup hangs at "setting up your Mac".
I think it's best if you reinstall again and use -v -x at your first boot. What are your system specifications?

Thank you i will try that, i only used "-v" during the installation so that i could see what was going on. Also when i say that it "freezes" during setting up your mac, i mean that i don't get past that screen, but i can still move my mouse, so i don't think it's a kernel panic or similar... SPECS:

Laptop: HP Probook 4510s

CPU:  Intel Celeron Dual-Core Processor T1600 1.66 GHz

Chipset:  Mobile Intel GL40 Express Chipset , 667 MHz front side bus (models with integrated graphics)

GPU:  Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD (Integrated)

RAM: 4 GB DDR2 800 Mhz

 

Gonna try and restall. Will report back!

 

Update: Just reinstalled with -v -x + used it on the first boot. Still stuck at setting up your mac (i can move my mouse). It's been stuck there for 30 minutes now.. :(

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