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  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,670 points)
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    Feb 4, 2013 4:27 PM (in response to Arranques)

    SpinRite on Mac

    As Apple Macs use EFI instead of BIOS, Spinrite will not run on a Mac. However, it can be run in a virtual machine under OSX (and other operating systems) to scan a drive which is not the OS drive[17] This has been reported to work, but to be unusably slow[18]. Spinrite can operate on a Mac disk if it is removed and connected temporarily to a PC.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpinRite

  • Mome-Raths-Outgrabe Calculating status...
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    Feb 14, 2013 6:27 AM (in response to Arranques)

    Whenever this happens, try taking out the battery and then putting it back in. It might be as simpe as that. It's always worked for me when I get the blinking folder of terror.

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