View Full Version : Garmin Forerunner 405 & desktop background changes

28th April 2010, 05:08 PM
I hope someone has come across this issue before and can help solve it.

I received a Garmin Forerunner yesterday and downloaded the software that pairs it to my iMac (includes a plugin to FireFox). After doing so, it changed my desktop background to a horrible bright pink star scape.

I change it to something that I prefer, but as soon as I go to a browser window (Safari or FireFox) it automatically changes back to the pink thing.

Does anyone know how to fix this or is there a terminal command that will overide whatever the Garmin software has done?

Thanks, BC

28th April 2010, 05:16 PM
I have this model but I use it in Safari without any problems.

28th April 2010, 05:19 PM
Thanks. Maybe I can remove the FireFox add-on.

(Nope, that doesn't work.)

Okay, realised that it was changing the desktop background to the default login picture.
So, searched for a copy of 'Panther Blue' an older default desktop image and replaced it as follows:

Go to: /System/Library/CoreServices/DefaultDesktop.jpg
Remove DefaultDesktop.jpg - save it if you want - and find another picture with your native resolution (1920 x 1200 on my 24" imac), name that picture DefaultDesktop.jpg, and put that into the folder.

No my desktop is back to a calm blue instead of a frantic mauve.