Model A1181 / 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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System Preferences Bug

Whenever I open the networking section of system preferences I get a message that says "Your network settings have been changed by another application" when I click OK, it just pops up again straight away. It is very hard to quit System Preferences and sometimes i have to hold down Cmd Q while pressing OK. I dont think there should be any apps changing my settings. I am using a wireless connection with an airport express.

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I can't take the credit for this fix. I did find this solution on the Apple discussion board. It looks like a promising solution though:

To stop the pop-up, Go to System Preferences: Security. Check the box next to "Require password to unlock each secure system preference." Then lock Security.

Try this cure for Security update...

http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa...

The locations are actually...

/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/preferences.plist

/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.airport.preferences.plist

/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/NetworkInterfaces.plist

/Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.nat.plist

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metallikcherries is right--I've had to do this a few times. But I don't bother with the Security checkbox. Just delete the listed prefs and reboot.

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