Repair corrupt Mac volumes with Stellar Volume Repair


Presentation Description

Deal with damaged Mac volumes, resolve directory errors, Invalid key length, Invalid index key errors, creates boot DVD to resolve errors on Mac boot volume.


Presentation Transcript

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Resolving Mac boot volume errors!! Issues Covered: - Invalid Key Length Invalid Index Key Directory Errors Volume Repair Utility

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Mac Drive Failure Symptoms Unmounted volume due to multiple errors. Frozen Mac with no proper boot-up. Due to severity of error, Disk Utility is unable to repair the volume and ask the user to back-up immediately. Running 'FSCK' displays errors like 'Invalid Key Length error' and 'Invalid index key'. You can view the file structure of the volume but files remain in read only mode.

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Boot Volume Corruption Due to the errors in previous slide, the boot volume of the Mac might indicate a near future failure costing you both on data inaccessibility as well as cost. Apart from the serious errors, there might also be some minor flaws like - damage done to the catalog file, multi linked files, extents overflow file, journaled files, volume bitmap, and volume information. To fix the erroneous boot volume, create a boot DVD with the help of Stellar Volume Repair.

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Launch the tool >> Click 'Continue' . Select Boot Volume of the Mac. From the tool bar >> Click 'Rebuild'. The option 'Create Bootable DVD' appears. Select 'Create Image' >> Select Destination Path. Click 'Choose' to initiate Imaging process. Upon its completion, select 'Burn DVD' button. (Make sure the DVD is inserted in the drive else the tool will prompt a message). Proceed with Burn >> Erase to initiate the process. The process ends and bootable DVD is ejected.

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How to repair 'Boot–Volume' With the help of Boot DVD, start your Mac. From 'Main Interface >> Goto Continue' Select the boot volume from the menu (left-side), hit 'Rebuild' button to launch vigorous scan. The tool rebuilds all possible errors persisting on a Mac boot volume. If the errors are beyond the scope of tool, then user can roll back to the directory to its former state.

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Precautions: Never halt the 'Directory Rebuild' process in between, doing so may corrupt the entire OS X drive for sure. Credit: Tom Patrick tompatrick2009(@) (Remove brackets).

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