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My spotlight is acting a bit scatchy, it shows every program as a rar? archive.

Did a rebuild of the index file. Did a repair permissions.

Who can Help me?

Strange spotlight

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I have this same issue. It goes away after a reboot, but comes back afterwards. Did you manage to solve this? –  malvim Apr 25 at 2:39
    
Sadly still no! –  SoundmattersNL Apr 28 at 11:14

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Restart the SystemUIServer

killall -HUP SystemUIServer

Reboot into Safe Mode

Boot holding ⇧, login, wait a bit, then reboot normally.

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That did the trick! Thank You So Much! –  SoundmattersNL Jan 7 at 8:24
    
Oke sadly they reappear after some time... at first they look fine! after a couple of minutes, they start to change to that rar file icon again... sadly :( –  SoundmattersNL Jan 7 at 8:29

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