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keithop 01-11-2020 05:30 PM

weird session icon (macos catalina)
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securecrt 8.7.0 build 2109 beta release 9 jan 2020

my sessions in the session manager all have this weird dark icon that is hardly visible in dark mode as attached

is it just me (probably) and if so, how can I change it/revert it?

the windows one is so much nicer and more visible

bgagnon 01-11-2020 06:16 PM

Hi keithop,

I don't see that on my mac Catalina with v8.7 beta 3. Do you only see it associated with serial sessions? Or all sessions?

keithop 01-12-2020 11:48 AM

hi - it's on all sessions :/

I've tried reinstalling but of course using the same preferences file with all my sessions in so perhaps that's not enough

What's the best way to reset those icons?


bgagnon 01-13-2020 08:49 AM

Hi keithop,

I don't know the answer to that as it has never been reported before (to my knowledge). :)

If you quit SecureCRT, rename the Global.ini file in the config folder to Global-bak.ini and restart SecureCRT, what are the results?

The location of your installation's Configuration folder is found in the General / Configuration Paths category of SecureCRT's Global Options.

If that does not change anything, please export your config per this tip* and send a copy of it to and include Attn Brenda - Forum Thread #14037.

*You may want to export a copy of the config for yourself, then clear any sensitive data using Default Session, then export a copy for us (and then re-import your original config).

keithop 01-28-2020 03:31 PM

Hi there

so I deleted global.ini - restarted ... asked about whether to use a passphrase etc (so it had been deleted)
same icon

deleted global.ini, users/me/vandyke dir, and all the configs, downloaded the newest beta, installed
same icon

I've exported by config and emailed it to you as asked.

The only thing I can say is that the icon looks like its a model of the mac pro 2013 trashcan that I'm using.. it's almost like something is being clever (or a total coincidence) but either way, it looks rubbish on the dark theme and I'd definitely prefer a generic monitor style icon like I get on the windows version :)

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