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Every now and then some of my preferences will reset (i.e. mouse, settings, and highlighting) and I don't know why. Is it something that I am doing unknowingly or is something else going on?
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Turn off FileVault for ur account and see if that helps.
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FileVault wasn't/isn't on.
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did you rename your home folder by any chance?

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Not that I can think of. Well not knowingly. What would that do?
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You can not rename your home folder....if you do OS X creates a new one and starts you off with new preferences

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Nope, never renamed it.
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OK try repairing disk permissions
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