10-10-2006, 06:54 PM #1
Losing icons when duplicating boot drive
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- Feb 28, 2005
- Bagshot, Surrey, UK
- Powerbook 17" 1.5GHz, 2GB, 160GB Momentus; iMac 24" 3.06GHz, 2GB; iPhone 2.5G 8GB; iPod 5G 60GB
I've been duplicating my boot drive to an external Firewire device. I've tried both Retrospect and Carbon Copy Cloner, and both do a fine job of duplicating everything and I can boot from the results.
But... on the target drive I lose all my custom folder icons, such as the books icon for /Library, and the X icon for /System. All folder icons are reset to the boring default folder icon.
All application icons are intact, so it's only folders which are affected.
Any ideas why? How does OS X handle folder icon information?
I'm currently on 10.4.8 but I noticed the same thing happened with 10.3.x.
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