dock icon change with 10.6.3

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by rican, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. rican macrumors 6502


    Jun 14, 2008
    Party in the USA
    hey everyone,

    I am trying to change some of my dock icons, but every since I got 10.6.3 it wont let me do it...

    anyone else having these problems, and any suggestions?
  2. Gregg2 macrumors 603

    May 22, 2008
    Milwaukee, WI
    suggestion: don't mess with 'em

    Customizing might be fun if you have the time, but I've seen so many problems result (in threads here and elsewhere) that I've decided it's just not worth it.
  3. John Doe 57 macrumors 65816

    John Doe 57

    Jan 26, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    I second this.
  4. iAlexG macrumors 6502


    Jun 15, 2009
    Florida, Missing Britain.
  5. forcefieldkid macrumors 6502

    Jan 20, 2010
    If you're doing a complete re-design, it can be fun, and some can look truly amazing. If you're just changing a few icons though, I agree, novelty wears off pretty fast. I quite like my Starbucks trash can though :D
  6. Hierotochan macrumors member

    Feb 25, 2008
    Are you doing it manually or using Candybar?

    Sometimes you have to drag the icons out of your dock & replace them with the updated ones in your Applications folder with Candybar.
  7. forcefieldkid macrumors 6502

    Jan 20, 2010
    Not sure if you were talking to me or not, but I used LiteIcon to change mine. Nice simple interface simply drag and drop the icons you want into the program, simple restore if you dont like it, and the ability to open full icon folders etc.

    Oh and FREE, which CandyBar isnt.
  8. Hierotochan macrumors member

    Feb 25, 2008
    Sorry, was just commenting to the OP.
    I'm pretty sure you can get a demo of Candybar for free, I found it really easy to use & it is drag&drop too. Never heard of LiteIcon, will have a butchers at it.
  9. forcefieldkid macrumors 6502

    Jan 20, 2010
    Oh, no worries man. It is a good little program, specially for free. Have an aversion to trialling things, tempting me to pay for programs I don't need!

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