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Old May 3rd, 2012, 03:04 PM
cgm707 cgm707 is offline
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Question Finder Icons Appear as Black Square Exec

All of a sudden, when looking at my photos on my external hard drive in a specific folder, all of the folder icons in Finder appear as the black square with Exec in each square.

Using Mac OS Lion on a Macbook Pro.

Can anyone please tell me how this happened and how to fix this?

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Old May 3rd, 2012, 07:24 PM
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Based upon this and your other thread.... how much free space is on your hard drive?

It sounds as though your hard drive may be full.
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Old May 4th, 2012, 04:14 AM
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Finder Icons

My laptop:
Capacity : 249.07 GB (249,065,373,696 Bytes)
Free Space : 182.43 GB (182,432,346,112 Bytes)
Used : 66.63 GB (66,633,027,584 Bytes)

My external hard drive:
Capacity : 299.72 GB (299,724,050,432 Bytes)
Free Space : 192.43 GB (192,431,869,952 Bytes)
Used : 107.29 GB (107,292,180,480 Bytes)
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Old May 4th, 2012, 08:01 AM
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Okay, well that obviously can't be the problem.

Have you run Repair permissions with Disk Utility lately?
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Old May 4th, 2012, 03:22 PM
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I did run Repair Disk with Disk Utility. and it said I had errors and had to reboot and repair the HD. I did that, but the files were still the same. Someone suggested downloading NameChanger, to just add JPG to the end of the files. That did work and now the files all show up correctly.
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Old May 4th, 2012, 06:57 PM
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If you had errors on a hard drive, the drive should be replaced.
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