deleted my utilities folder


macrumors member
Original poster
Aug 13, 2004
not entirely sure how this happened :(

i have tiger; i copied the utilities folder from a machine running 10.3.9, but only some of them work - console and terminal do; activity monitor doesn't...

what can i do about it? i can't archive and reinstall tiger since i don't have enough space left (editing a big movie project).


macrumors 6502a
Oct 27, 2003
Portland, OR
He can do that with pacifist but its a really hard thing to do with that particular folder imo. He would have to extract the folder from 3 or 4 of the packages making sure each app is complete then erase the package Receipts and force the updaters to install. his best bet is to have someone give him the folder since he can't archive and install (however preserving users and network settings it would only be around 3-4GB).
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