Problem with icons

Discussion in 'macOS' started by lordthistle, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. lordthistle macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2008
    Location:
    Italy
    #1
    Hello everyone,
    I am experiencing a strange problem with the icons shown on the Desktop.

    As you may see in the attached screenshot, the folder icons are shown in the correct size, while the document icons are very small. If I modify the 'View options', both the folder and the document icons become bigger (or smaller), but I cannot find a way to restore the document icons to their 'correct' size.

    I tried and modified all of the values in the 'View options' dialog with no success. I do not remember what I did but I did not touch or install system critical components.

    Any hint?
     

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  2. Gregg2 macrumors 603

    Joined:
    May 22, 2008
    Location:
    Milwaukee, WI
    #2
    Maybe com.apple.finder.plist is corrupt.

    Find it (in Home/Library/Preferences) and move it to the Desktop.
    Restart the computer. This will make a new default plist file in Preferences.

    If that doesn't fix it, you might want to try logging in under a different user account. Make one if you have to.
     

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