"?" sign in dock

eAlex

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 26, 2018
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Hi, I can't remove a "?" icon into dock using normal procedure. I think this icon was related to an app uninstalled.
Thank you.
regards.
 

GGJstudios

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May 16, 2008
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You should be able to drag it up far away from the dock, until you see "Remove", then let go to remove it. If that doesn't work, open the Terminal app and type "killall Dock" and press enter. Be sure to capitalize "Dock".
 

eAlex

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 26, 2018
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HI, thanks but I've already try.. but nothing happens. Using killall Dock command, seems work, but after a few seconds when the dock was rebuild the "?" always appear.
 

Fishrrman

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Feb 20, 2009
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OP wrote:
"I can't remove a "?" icon into dock using normal procedure."

Could you explain what the "normal procedure" you used was?

Was it "right-click --> options --> remove from dock" ??
 

eAlex

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 26, 2018
5
0
OP wrote:
"I can't remove a "?" icon into dock using normal procedure."

Could you explain what the "normal procedure" you used was?

Was it "right-click --> options --> remove from dock" ??
Hi! yes sure, but when I right click --> options no items appear....so I can't use the remove item...
 

Fishrrman

macrumors Core
Feb 20, 2009
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Can you tell us what app you removed -- that the dock icon (formerly) represented?
[doublepost=1537975696][/doublepost]What I would try:

1. Go to home/preferences
2. DELETE all "com.apple.dock" plists (there are several of them).
3. Power down the Mac, ALL THE WAY OFF
4. Reboot
5. The dock will need to be re-configured.
 

eAlex

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 26, 2018
5
0
Drag the "?" icon to the Trash bin.
HI.. eh no.. too easy already tried..... :(
Thanks.
[doublepost=1538033194][/doublepost]
Can you tell us what app you removed -- that the dock icon (formerly) represented?
[doublepost=1537975696][/doublepost]What I would try:

1. Go to home/preferences
2. DELETE all "com.apple.dock" plists (there are several of them).
3. Power down the Mac, ALL THE WAY OFF
4. Reboot
5. The dock will need to be re-configured.
Yes sure, I've removed "the Mac Hub" app.
 

Fishrrman

macrumors Core
Feb 20, 2009
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OP wrote:
"I've removed "the Mac Hub" app"

OK, if nothing's worked so far, I'd try this:

1. Download EasyFind from here:
https://www.devontechnologies.com/products/freeware.html
(it's a small, free app).

2. Open EasyFind, and set it up this way:
- Search for: files and folders
- Operator: phrase
- Comparison: ignore case
- Include: invisible files and folders.

3. In the search box, enter "Mac Hub". (second choice: "MacHub")

4. Click the magnifying glass on the upper right to begin the search.

Does this find anything?
 

eAlex

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 26, 2018
5
0
OP wrote:
"I've removed "the Mac Hub" app"

OK, if nothing's worked so far, I'd try this:

1. Download EasyFind from here:
https://www.devontechnologies.com/products/freeware.html
(it's a small, free app).

2. Open EasyFind, and set it up this way:
- Search for: files and folders
- Operator: phrase
- Comparison: ignore case
- Include: invisible files and folders.

3. In the search box, enter "Mac Hub". (second choice: "MacHub")

4. Click the magnifying glass on the upper right to begin the search.

Does this find anything?
Hi, no nothing was found.
 

Tech198

macrumors G5
Mar 21, 2011
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Australia, Perth
I know its relation to the dock and displaying it, but finder handles the removal

Perhaps going into HOME/preferences and move com.apple.finder to trash

Then restart or mac.. then try removing from dock. Finder will need to be re-configured again
 
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