Excel file icons changed to (Jack in the Box)

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by whbunn, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. whbunn macrumors member


    May 29, 2009
    On MBP running Sierra my icons on excel (2011) files has changed to a program icon I used in the 1990's . I believe it was called Zen of Mac. Looks like a little "Jack in the box". See screen shot.

    Any ideas on how to restore Excel icons?


    Screen Shot 2017-07-19 at 6.31.12 AM.png
  2. BrianBaughn macrumors 603


    Feb 13, 2011
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Looks like an old ResEdit file.

    See if this works: select an Excel file in the Finder, Get Info (command-I), go down to the "Open with" popup and select the Microsoft Excel application, and then click the "Change All..." button.
  3. whbunn thread starter macrumors member


    May 29, 2009
    That was first thing I tried. I had forgot app name "ResEdit" . that was it. I used it in system 6 and 7 in the 90's. That was ages ago

    I will reset Launch Services. That should do it

    Thanks Brian

Share This Page