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fabius 03-24-2005 12:18 PM

User files aren't all backed up
 
Hi,

I'm liking SuperDuper! but... I've tried using the 'Backup - user files' script and it doesn't seem to copy everything. Most stuff seems to have been copied, but in my ~/Documents directory only 2 of the 28 directories have been copied. I can't see anything different about these two in terms of ownership/permissions, so I'm stumped as to why this has happened. And, more importantly, how to back all my files up!

Thanks.

dnanian 03-24-2005 12:24 PM

Fabius --

I'm assuming you're checking by looking in the Finder. Unfortunately, the Finder doesn't always update when it should, and likely isn't showing you the real contents of the drive.

Try Control-Option-Clicking on the Finder icon in the dock, and asking it to relaunch. Then, check the folders again -- I think you'll find all the files are there.

fabius 03-24-2005 12:26 PM

Wow, you're quick!

And yes, you're right. That pesky Finder lag will be the death of me! Thanks so much for the speedy (and accurate) response.

dnanian 03-24-2005 02:45 PM

A pleasure, Fabius. Thanks for using SuperDuper!


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