How Do I Disable Icon Previews On My Desktop In OS X?
Can I turn off icon previews on my desktop so they don't slow down my Mac?
- Asked by Olive A. May 1st, 2013 (Updated: December 12th, 2014)
Yes, from your desktop go to the View menu and select Show View Options (or push Command-J). Uncheck the box that says "show icon preview" and you're all set.