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System preferences wont open on my i mac how can i fix this

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Have you tried to open up the system preferences either under the apple menu or going to the applications folder and opening the system preferences from there. If it is not in the applications folder do a search for system preferences and see where it is located and drag it into the applications folder. Hope this helps.

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