Use Disk Warrior in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Beyond the Basics


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Using Disk Warrior

Disk Utilities First Aid is a reasonable first step. It can repair permissions as well as diagnose and repair some problems but there are more robust utilities out there and the most robust of which is Alsoft's $100 Disk Warrior. As you can see by the interface Disk Warrior doesn't offer dozens of features; rather it offers a few features that are invaluable when the data on your hard drive is corrupted, specifically it can rebuild the hard drive's data base directory, a directory that if corrupted badly enough can cause your Mac to refuse to boot.

It can also check your files for damage and it can report on the health of your hard drive, to run it, launch it either from the Disk Warrior CD or run it from a drive other than the one that you need to diagnose. Similar to Disk Utilities First Aid you can't repair the disk you boot from. The most important test here is the directory test, this is the one you run if your Mac is misbehaving in such a way that it won't boot or it cra...

Using Disk Warrior
Video duration: 3m 41s 6h 15m Intermediate

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Using Disk Warrior provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Beyond the Basics

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Business
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Mac OS X
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