My Mac seems to be forgetting display arrangements for external monitors. It doesn't matter what type of connector it is (Tried Apple converter to VGA as well as non-apple to DVI). Within only a few hours after unplugging the display it will be reset.

Has anyone seen anything about similar issues? Is it maybe Mavericks-related?

  • It sounds like it could be a problem with permissions, check out my answer at apple.stackexchange.com/a/117038/2313 Even though it is a different problem, it is probably the same solution. – Ɱark Ƭ Jan 17 '14 at 13:15
  • Nope, didn't help :( – Rick Jan 18 '14 at 12:06

Deleting /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver.plist as well as all files in ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost which began with com.apple.windowserver seems to have fixed the issue.

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  • I have the same problem but it persists even after deleting these files, restarting, etc. :( – Scott Sep 29 '14 at 7:16
  • Yeah, I couldn't quite figure out what got it but I thought it was this. Could have been this or a bunch of other things. – Rick Sep 29 '14 at 22:27
  • I've seen others report that the fix you provided worked for them as well, must be something different in my setup. – Scott Sep 30 '14 at 9:11

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