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  1. #1

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    Jun 17, 2007
    icons not showing on desktop
    when saving to desktop the icons fail to mount though all icons already there are still there. at someone's suggestion i overcame that by entering in Terminal:

    rm ~/Desktop/.DS_Store
    mv ~/Library/Preferences/ ~/Library/Preferences/
    killall Finder

    that worked for a few days but the problem has returned. anyone any suggestions for a permanent solution???

    mac os x 10.5.8 PPC G5

    many thanks

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    Jul 30, 2009
    Mac Mini (Late 2014) 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 Memory: 8GB 1600MHz DDR3
    Set up a troubleshooting user account and see how it behaves. You might want to move your files out of your account and delete it to save yourself the headache of trying to determine exactly where the problem lies.

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