While generally rare, bad sectors can develop on a hard drive at any time. McSimmons 08-28-2009, 09:50 PM #4 kerowo lolcat Join Date: Nov 2005 Posts: 29,452 Re: Mac OS X 10.6 won't install! Disk Utility will unmount the volume from the desktop, erase it, and then remount it on the desktop. Likewise, data saved on an area of the hard drive that develops bad sectors will be irretrievably corrupted and unrecoverable. useful reference
Please verify and include the exact model/year of your Mac and OS X version number (available from "About This Mac", then "More Info" on the Apple menu). ------ Links: Onyx | Occasionally the screen will dim and try to go to sleep if I don't manipulate the mouse (it shouldn't be doing this while installing should it?). Reinstall any bundled applications that came with your Mac. 4.4. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Chris Chan HK, Chris Chan HK May 29, 2010 10:41 AM in response to The hatter Level 1 (0 points) May 29, https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2442900?tstart=0
Is that what you did to format the new drive? Probability Psychology Sports Betting Other Gambling Games Internet Poker Internet Poker Winning Poker Network nj.partypoker.com I'd just like to thank you guys for any help you offered. Power outages.
It came with Leopard, so I went out to Best Buy to buy the Snow Leopard OS. This field is highlighted in blue in the previous screen shot. For most users, this will be the volume Macintosh HD, as highlighted in the following screen shot. 2.2. MacBook Pro Mid-2009, Mac OS X (10.6), nil Posted on May 27, 2010 4:48 PM I have this question too Close Q: HELP: OSX Install fail on new HDD....
I would like to have added a screen capture of the very long error dialog that Casper Imaging displays but I couldn't work out how to do this. The *Looking for system packages* message usually only comes up when you're trying to install subcomponents and not the OS. totenkopf4 Joined: May 21, 2010 Messages: 4,186 Mobo: GA-EX58-UD3R-SLI CPU: XEON x5570 Graphics: NVidia 9600GT Mac: , Classic Mac: Mobile Phone: May 25, 2014 at 4:40 PM #3 totenkopf4 Joined: May http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=214676 Apple Info Site Map Hot News RSS Feeds Contact Us Copyright © Apple Inc.
If my iMac goes to sleep, most 10/18/2016 10/18/2016 Ashik I have an i phone. Repaired the disk. If not, you didn't do it correctly. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by The hatter, The hatter May 29, 2010 9:30 AM in response to Chris Chan HK Level 9 (60,935 points) May 29, 2010
Repair Disk Permissions as noted earlier in this FAQ. 4.8. asdfasdf32 View Public Profile Send a private message to asdfasdf32 Find More Posts by asdfasdf32 Find Threads Started by asdfasdf32 Tweet « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Disk Utility cannot repair the disk If the Repair Disk function of Disk Utility found directory corruption that it could not repair: If Disk Utility returns the message "Underlying task reported Note: If you are running Mac OS X 10.6, see the AppleCare Knowledge Base document "Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard: How to Erase and Install." 4.2.
Select the Partition tab and for the volume scheme, choose 1 partition (or partition it as you like, but 1 is best). Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.------------------------------------------------------------- What captured my attention is the "CSSMERR_TP_CERT_EXPIRED" word in the error message. Pay careful attention to the messages reported during this process. 2.4. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by The hatter, The hatter May 29, 2010 9:30 AM in response to Chris Chan HK Level 9 (60,935 points) May 29, 2010
Bad sectors Bad sectors are the result of problems with the magnetic media used to save data on a hard disk. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by baltwo, baltwo May 28, 2010 11:18 AM in response to Chris Chan HK Level 9 (62,256 points) May 28, 2010 11:18 AM Even if it passes a hardware test and a repair stage, it can still have fatal errors. this page Status field.
Quote: Originally Posted by F. Click the Repair Disk button on the First Aid tab. Prevention To minimize the potential of data loss, implement a comprehensive Backup and Recovery solution and use it regularly, preferably backing up everything daily.
Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Barney-15E, Barney-15E May 29, 2010 3:01 PM in response to Chris Chan HK Level 9 (50,774 points) Mac OS X May 29, How would I find that out?Jesse : Well, did you purchase the Extended Applecare plan?Customer: I don't remember.Jesse : Okay, you can visit this website, and enter your serial number. Restart your Mac if your cache cleaning utility does not do so automatically. Detailed instructions on reinstalling Mac OS X can also be found in our book Troubleshooting Mac OS X.
Have you formatted and partitioned the HDD properly with Disk Utility? This is real, I cannot remember. All rights reserved. I thought this was considered a clean install.
Using your comprehensive Backup and Recovery solution, restore the affected Mac's startup disk, which you zeroed in step 2, from its most recent backup. 3.3.