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2164 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: May 4, 2010 9:20 PM by stephenb4
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2010 10:46 AM (in response to stephenb4)Hi stephenb4;
I have seen this happen. IMHO the repair is so minor that when the disk is free after booting from the DVD, it is repaired as DU checks the disk. It was reported the first because DU could not corrected it the first time because the system was running from that disk at that time.
Message was edited by: Allan EckertMacBook Pro, PowerMac G5 Quad. iPhone, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 7800 GT, 6.5 GB RAM, 440 GB, Nikon N80, D70 and D300 Nikon Coolscan 5000ED
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2010 4:34 PM (in response to Allan Eckert)Well, I've gone back and forth between the DU on the HD and the DU on the DVD numerous times and I always get the same result. I have had a couple of quirky things happen lately (Entourage won't load at all, laptop freezes every now and then) and can't help but think it's all related. Any ideas?MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.7)
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2010 6:43 PM (in response to stephenb4)If you bought Applecare on the machine, Install (If you haven't already) Tech Tool Deluxe and make
the tech tool bootable cd. Run tech tool from the cd and it should repair it.
If you have Disk Warrior, it should repair it. Most third party disk repair utilities should fix it.
If you don't have any of those, make a bootable backup, reformat (erase) the boot volume and
reinstall your backup.
note: repartitioning is not necessary, so don't mess with your boot camp installation, if you have one.
do not repartition, just format (erase) the existing HFS+ (mac OS extended journaled) boot partition.
Message was edited by: KJK555Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2), , Win XP "What!?, you didn't back it up?"
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2010 7:44 PM (in response to KJK555)My Apple Care expired a year or so ago, so TechTool no longer loads. It's probably better just to take the plunge and erase/install anyway. I'm kind of new to Macs (I inherited this machine from my daughter just as her Apple Care expired) but the operation seems relatively painless. I'll read up on it and give it a try.
Thanks for taking the time to help me.MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.7)
Currently Being ModeratedMay 4, 2010 8:53 PM (in response to stephenb4)Tech Tool no longer loads because it needs the snow leopard update
http://www.micromat.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=204&Itemid=61Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2), , Win XP "What!?, you didn't back it up?"