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Desktop flashes on and off

252 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Jun 28, 2013 12:26 AM by momomentous RSS
momomentous Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jun 27, 2013 10:16 PM

My Snow Leopar Desktop flashes on and off - Chrome stays on but icons and folders go blank and than reappear. Happens about every minute. Very strange. This seemed to start when I installed the Box sync program, which I've since removed. I've and rebooted a couple of times and fixed permissions. I recently installed Google Drive and uploaded some files to it.  Is this some indicator that something is syncing or something is in conflict?  Thanks!

2009 iMac 2.66 Ghz, 4GB RAM, 500GBHD, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Roger Wilmut1 Level 9 Level 9 (64,170 points)
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    Jun 27, 2013 11:43 PM (in response to momomentous)

    The 'flashing' is caused by the Finder quitting - it automatically reloads if it's quit. Evidently BoxSync was crashing it.

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