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folder icon looks like ms word document icon

I just copied a directory from a Time Machine Backup of a 2009 iMac running Snow Leopard to a 2013 14,1 iMac running Mavericks. I went into the backup via Finder, not through the Time Machine utility, ...
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Dock displays low-resolution icons

Recently, I've noticed that the dock has been starting to display low-resolution icons in place of the former high-resolution icons for common apps like Stickies, Word, iTunes and Preview. Looking at ...
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775 views

Customize the icons of folder on the dock

How can I customize the icons of the folders that are in the dock in Snow Leopard?
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Create new extension association and icon in SnowLeopard

I was searching for the best way to add a new file extension type (.xyz) and associate an icon to all files of that kind in SnowLeopard.
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Hide system tray icons on OS X

How can we hide the system tray icons, on the top menu, within OS X? Those are not mine, but they're not too far off: Something like Windows 7 has, to selective hide icons into a little window, ...
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Why can I sometimes not drag icons to a supposedly empty spot on my Mac OS X desktop?

I'm using align to grid. There's an icon. There's an empty space. I drag from icon to empty space. It bounces back to its original spot as though there were an icon in the empty space. But there's ...
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2answers
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Why do my desktop icons resize themselves repeatedly?

I used ln -s (symbolic link) to link a folder to my Desktop on Mac OS X 10.6 to get Dropbox to sync it. I'm not sure if that's related to the symptom or not, but I did notice that shortly thereafter, ...
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5answers
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How to change the icon (apply a thumb) of a folder on Mac OS X?

In Mac OS X, suppose you open your root disk, following folders/directories will have different icon (thumb) on it. Application Developer Library System How to apply a thumb image on my specific ...
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Changing the partition icon for Boot Camp

I've installed Windows 7 for a dual-boot setup on my new Core i7 MacBook Pro. Now, just for the looks, I'd like to change the volume icon. The partition is in NTFS format. I remember that in the past ...
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1answer
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Snow Leopard dock - when I minimize files, where do they go?

I upgraded to Snow Leopard a while ago. Recently, when I minimize files in any application the files disappear - no icon that I can find, showing how to bring to a dominant window any of the ...
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1answer
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Suddenly - No icons on Snow Leopard

I have been experiencing problems with icons in the dock. When I open an application that is not in the dock (e.g. from the finder), a transparent square appears. Same thing happens in the application ...
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5answers
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How do I make the icons smaller in Stacks grid view for Snow Leopard?

Since I installed Snow Leopard, I'm stuck with huge icons in my stacks/folder views in my dock. It use to adjust the layout and size of the window so that as many icons as possible fit on the screen, ...