Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). How to restore preference pane? - Genius Bar Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In How to restore preference pane? eugen Posted: July 28, 2004 3:34PM in Genius Bar edited January 2014 I deleted the system preferences application.Don't ask why! It was an accident.How can I restore it ? (without reinstalling OSX ;o)thanks Comments Reply 1 of 4 jambo Posts: 3,036member July 28, 2004 5:10PM Easiest thing would be to copy it from another Mac running the same version of Mac OS X - it's only ~400k. Reply 2 of 4 eugen Posts: 14member July 28, 2004 6:25PM hmmmm, the problem is that i'm from a country where a mac is very rare. so i have no friends with a mac here.would it be a problem if somebody sent "System Preferences.app" by email ?here's my temporary aadress until it gets spammed cauchy_f at yahoo.deand my OSX is 10.3.4 german - but the language is not important.if somebody could do this, i would be very happy 8) Reply 3 of 4 jambo Posts: 3,036member July 29, 2004 3:31AM You've got mail Reply 4 of 4 eugen Posts: 14member July 29, 2004 9:16AM Quote:Originally posted by Jambo You've got mail THANK YOU VERRRRRY MUCH.You helped me a lot, because I have no time to reinstall OSXat the moment (exams) and living without System Preferencesis really uncomfortable. Sign In or Register to comment.