Under most circumstances it does no harm apart from wasting time, but when you have a damaged storage device, any write operation may make the damage worse and data recovery less Feb 19, 2011 8:17 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by WZZZ, WZZZ Feb 19, 2011 9:32 AM in response to Linc Davis Level 6 (13,127 points) Mac I don't have a backup of the overwhelming majority of my user folder, including thousands of pics. Please type your message and try again. pggood Level 1 (1 points) Q: Have I been hacked? http://vbview.net/open-error/open-error-5-input-output-mac.php
I had to use the power button Customer Question My Macbook locked up last night. See these for details:http://www.macmaps.com/backup.htmlhttp://www.thexlab.com/faqs/backuprecovery.htmlIf you only have a Time Machine backup, ensure that you can reliably restore it to another disk/volume/partition on a regular basis.Finally, routinely turn off file vault to Leaving language files alone now. Reload to refresh your session. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2754151?start=0&tstart=0
You can reinstall the OS or use Pacifist to extract the ri folder from the install disc, replacing the current one. That is "text edit", not test edit in the subject line ( Last edited by Photocro; Aug 14, 2008 at 06:37 PM. If your Disk cannot be repaired, then, there maybe an issue with the disk itself. The second way to access the recovery partition is to re-boot your mac and hold onto the (options) key.
Apparently, something's mucked things up. It saved my bacon once, partially. My 'puter is slowed to a crawl and I do not know how to fix it. Diskwarrior So had to drag everything over from an encrypted backup by hand.
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Again, if you've read all of this, you apparently like a sob story, you're bored, or you like a challenge and think you can help. Whaty should I do? If the cold reality is that it's toast, so be it. This happened quickly, and it tells me that my Disk can't be repaired. (Not sure how to get a backup from the files I have, so help with that would be
Persistence is necessary for Excellence. He's probably referring to Data Rescue or if he's not Data Rescue acts like that anyway. Open Error 5 Repair Permissions Grey screen, spinning wheel below the Apple logo. Disk Utility Operation Failed With Status 5 See if it says SMART Status verified in DU.Run the demo of Smart Utilityhttp://www.volitans-software.com/smart_utility.php Feb 14, 2011 12:53 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by pggood, pggood Feb
Options: Reply• Quote Re: Joined the "Shoulda known better" club (hard drive DOA) Posted by: decay Date: June 26, 2012 07:25PM [www.macworld.com] --- Options: Reply• Quote Re: Joined the "Shoulda known I'll digest and report back. I looked really quick at several files, and they seemed ok. http://vbview.net/open-error/open-error-5-input-output-error-disk-utility.php BTW, File Vault, as you discovered, can be a risky business.Message was edited by: WZZZ Feb 19, 2011 9:32 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by baltwo, baltwo
Try this a dozen times... I hard reboot. It is about two years old.
Things I could still try. We also boast an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms. Took 4 days total, but it seems to have recovered quite a bit. This should enable you to do a fresh re-install.
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the I know of a few places that do "software" data recovery that do that and charge about $250. If you had a backup, you could be more cavalier, as you don't, then circumspect is the safest way to go –Tetsujin Dec 5 '14 at 21:26 1 I'm still this contact form I got a bunch of files and folders recovered, and more folders filled with misplaced stuff (spooky!
You need to first format your hard-drive, removing everything (making sure that you have a back-up!!) and then: 1) Switch off your mac 2) Book your Mac and press and hold You have a discussion in the Mac OS X forum. I have not experienced an I/O problem with this computer and I can't figure out what I did to cause it as I use the computer for my photography business and in any way.
Like Helen Keller doing your filing without the benefit of Stevie Wonder's assistants) - but the misplaced stuff in wrong folders wasn't actually there. Hello, and thank you for asking your question,I am Sr. I said repair the drive with DU and then repair Permissions, but only if drive repairs were successful. She'll let me know in the next few days how successful it was.