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2275 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Dec 24, 2009 10:21 AM by raynan
Currently Being ModeratedDec 20, 2009 3:51 AM (in response to raynan)It sounds like a bad hard drive, especially considering that it will boot and run from an external drive.A collection of clinking, clanking, clattering caliginous junk., Mac OS 8.6 or Earlier, PDP11
Currently Being ModeratedDec 20, 2009 7:32 PM (in response to raynan)I just worked on a mac mini that had the exact same problem.
I was able to fix it using Disk Warrior......took 5 days of continuous scanning I was able to get most of the data back for the user.
It's an expensive piece of software, but it did it's job.MAC Mini 1.86GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.2), ACSP 10.5
Currently Being ModeratedDec 24, 2009 9:55 AM (in response to raynan)I ended up using Disc Utilities of my external drive and erased the internal hard drive. Note: the CD/DVD slot was still functional for the tech Tool DVD to boot off. I then reloaded the OS and everything is working fine. My hard drive must have become corrupted.MacMini Intel, Mac OS X (10.4.8)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 24, 2009 10:21 AM (in response to raynan)I ended up erasing the hard drive and reinstalling OS. Everything works.