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fx1111

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Oct 20, 2020
25
0
Birmingham, UK
Icons and folders that I had on desktop they won’t show up, I can even open the option list with the double click on the desktop. Files do show up in desktop folder On the finder.
 

Gregg2

macrumors 604
May 22, 2008
7,156
1,146
Milwaukee, WI
What action had you taken before these problems appeared?

What action have you taken since the problems appeared to try to fix them?
 

Gregg2

macrumors 604
May 22, 2008
7,156
1,146
Milwaukee, WI
No, I don't. It would be the proverbial needle in a haystack. I think I'd migrate everything to that new account and delete the one you were using. You can find instructions on Apple's support site.
 

BrianBaughn

macrumors G3
Feb 13, 2011
9,586
2,326
Baltimore, Maryland
You could try booting into safe mode in your regular account to see if they come back and if they do then do a normal boot to see if the fix persists.

Also, you could delete your Finder preferences file at ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist then reboot.
 

Gregg2

macrumors 604
May 22, 2008
7,156
1,146
Milwaukee, WI
...might as well try deleting the desktop plist also. I'd do one of the two and see if it's fixed. If not, delete the other one.
 
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