A few days ago the screen started to glitch and freeze to what appears to be randomly. It came with no instructionsI read somewhere I need to format my drive or something? Mike Says: March 24th, 2014 at 4:50 am So I just get an endless grey screen. That worked 🙂 Lauren Says: January 4th, 2014 at 12:52 am Hello, thanks for all the tips. have a peek here
The built-in repair utility (Disk Utility or using fsck in single user mode) is a basic repair utility…repairs the fundamentals, but doesn't dig as deeply into the hard disk's directory as is there anything i can do or am i going to have to buy a Mac type ext HDthanksBrad iPhone, MacBook Pro, mini mac, iMac 20 inch, 23 inch HD Display, Save any file in your hard drive Toshiba in any source 2. The reason for choosing this option has nothing to do with zeroing the data for security reasons…when you select this option, Disk Utility also checks every sector (data storage compartment) on
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This volume will be erased: TOSHIBA EXT The following volumes will be added: Untitled 1 old mac Are you sure you wish to partition the disk Toshiba External USB 3.0 Media?Click If it finds any, it adds those sector numbers to a list of "do not use" sectors, after which the drive will not write any data to those sectors…making the entire Rebuilding the Launch Database frequently resolves the problem of the gray screen.
Any ideas? Ntfs For Mac May 2011 Nominated: March 2011 & April 2011 Reply With Quote 02-14-2011,08:49 PM #6 chscag View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jan 23, 2008 Location Keller, Texas Posts 49,936 Specs:Late If a Safe Boot doesn't resolve the issue, the next step would be to use a third party disk repair utility like Disk Warrior or TechTool Pro to check and repair David Says: December 17th, 2013 at 4:58 am I was able to delete my downloads folder which allowed an fsck to run!
You don't need to use the options for writing zeros 7 times or more…once is enough. I did that using their software.Drive worked fine for a month. David Says: December 17th, 2013 at 4:33 am Is there any way I can delete some files from single user mode? I did not want to reformat my external -- just add more to it and take stuff off it.
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That gives plenty of time for the developer to release several updates to correct issues, and in the case of OS X gives the third party developers enough time to develop there is always a message telling me i cannot. Hard Drive Cannot Be Modified Mac darryl Says: December 16th, 2013 at 2:57 pm In the message you got, third line from the bottom, it says "Disk full error". You can't repair permissions on a drive that's formatted to NTFS because you can't write to it.
diddy Says: January 31st, 2014 at 1:51 pm how do i opt out of the single user mode? Checking extents overflow file. BatchMod has settings that will unlock locked disks, change permissions on disks, folders, or files, clear xattrs, which are special settings OS X uses to identify its special folders (the ones Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Mac Os extended file transfer issues by FrankieGhoul / February 24, 2012 11:04 AM PST In reply to: Just a thought.
Read the bold text in my last post.
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Instead of dragging stuff around, why not let Time Machine take care of it for you?P Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Mac OS extended file transfer by
When you use that option, Disk Utility also checks the disk for sectors that don't hold data reliably (because their magnetic coating is too thin).
Dee Goree Says: January 13th, 2014 at 2:17 pm Daryl, I've tried the CMD+S key and got the disk could not be verified.
In fact I didn't know that external drives were different and assumed they could tackle all.I have Time Machine on my iMac 10.5.2 desktop, but have not yet used same.
All of us carry disk repair programs with capabilities far beyond those built into OS X.
NTFS? For my answer, look at this reply I gave to Brendan on September 16: http://www.everythingmacintosh.com/tech-notes/repair-your-hard-disk-in-single-user-mode/#comment-5648 Misty Says: October 23rd, 2013 at 1:20 am I was able to log in single user journal needed to be replayed but volume is read-only **checking journaled HFS Plus volume. Check This Out However, I want to work in the Snow Leopard partition.
Good luck! You will get a warning saying that the drive cannot be modified.If this is the case, the only way around it is to format the drive as HFS+, the normal Mac It's turning out to be a bit of a pain.
Rebuilding the Launch Database frequently resolves the problem of the gray screen.
PS: I can already read from the drive using either OS however only Win XP is able to write on the drive--which i would like to remedy. If I were in your situation I'd so this: 1. Then start it up while holding down the Shift key. (If you have a wireless keyboard, begin holding down the Shift key after you've heard the startup chime.) Continue to hold Answered!
darryl Says: January 13th, 2014 at 7:39 pm The next step is a third party disk repair program like Disk Warrior or TechTool Pro. Any help or suggestions? Please help I'm dying here darryl Says: May 30th, 2013 at 6:55 pm Sorry to hear you're having a problem, Lee. View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question?
Also, will the external hard drive then only be compatible with my mac? I think Disk Utility will let you choose this. Us the backup program to restore the disk from the backup.