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Lost or Missing menu bar icons

by gilhero_dotmac / September 28, 2010 7:16 AM PDT

I'm not sure what is going on, but some time ago my Spotlight icon in the menubar disappeared. Now for some reason the Eject icon is on the far right where Spotlight should be. Also the keyboard shortcut is not working. To do a search I have to now go to the finder and hit Command-F. I really miss not having Spotlight helping me with definitions. Anyone have any idea?

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Try deleting Finder Preferences
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 28, 2010 11:39 AM PDT

they are in your Home folder > Library > Preferences.

Drag it onto the desktop and reboot


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Lost or Missing menu bar icons
by Jamescuck / October 3, 2010 8:47 PM PDT

If the menu bar is missing, press and release the "Alt" key to temporarily restore it.

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