Mac Users - ? icon plugin fix

Discussion in 'Supercard' started by Xarsah16, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. Xarsah16

    Xarsah16 GBATemp's Official Village Dingus/Idiot

    Oct 6, 2007
    Hey there!

    Not sure who else is a Mac user, but I finally figured out why I was getting "?" icons on my home screen, and I'm hoping this helps someone. :)

    Question mark icon to the right of the Slot2_NDS icon.

    Mac computers add special files with a prefix of ._ on them, giving the illusion of duplicate files when hidden files are visible. These are extra system resource files added to the folder in question due to archiving.

    For instance, in my _dstwoplug folder, I had:

    ._catsfc.plg (clicking gave me a white screen)
    catsfc.plg (clicking loaded the plugin)

    To remove the ._ files, first

    create a backup of your MicroSD.

    Then, you should

    Now, your plugin menu should be all cleaned up!

    For more technical detail, as to what ._ files are or what they do, please visit this link!
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