OSX Fake Finder

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  1. Ensign Paris macrumors 68000

    Ensign Paris

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    :cool: I have just discovered a strange thing is OSX on my Powerbook (I haven't looked at my other machines yet) but in the folder - System:Library:CoreServices: There are two finders!

    One says in the get info pane: Mac OS X Finder X.12
    The other says: Mac OS X Fake Finder 10.0

    Whats this on about (See attachment)
     

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  2. eyelikeart Moderator emeritus

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    #2
    that's quite interesting....

    I wish I knew more about X to be able to know what that is....
     
  3. Ensign Paris thread starter macrumors 68000

    Ensign Paris

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    1 Classic

    One of them is a classic app. Must be something to do with Classic!
     
  4. evildead macrumors 65816

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    I bet

    I bet that the fake finder is for running in classic mode when booted into OS X. Just a hunch
     
  5. mischief macrumors 68030

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  6. Ensign Paris thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Cool

    It does seem to look like classic, have you noticed that it says fake finder which is not sensible, therefore an EASTER EGG!!!

    what happened to apples no easter egg policy!
     
  7. Catfish_Man macrumors 68030

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    Yeah...

    ...I noticed that. There's some other strange stuff in that folder, I can't remember what.
     
  8. Ensign Paris thread starter macrumors 68000

    Ensign Paris

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    Cool

    If you show package contents you can see and edit programs really well.

    I have got a wierd dock now!!!

    Guy
     
  9. mac15 macrumors 68040

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    you can do some funky stuff with that folder
    so be careful
     
  10. Ensign Paris thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Backup

    Thanks for reminding me, I should backup my macs before playing!
     

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