A shell script to replace the obnoxious BSOD icon for SMB shares that has been present in MacOS for years.
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MacOS SMB icon switcher

A shell script to replace the obnoxious BSOD icon for SMB shares that has been present in MacOS for years.

Notes

  • This script uses the generic PC or monitor icon from the OS as the default icon for SMB (Windows) shares.

MacOS 10.15 Catalina and newer

You'll need to disable filesystem protection and System Integrity Protection. Boot into recovery (Cmd+R), launch the terminal from the Utilities menu, and enter the following:

csrutil enable --without fs
csrutil disable

Boot back in to your regular OS, launch Terminal, and run the following to remount the system volume as read/write:

sudo mount -uw /