MacBook Pro :: Disk Utility Keeps Crashing On Launch
Jun 20, 2012
I have a new macbook pro 15.5 and had it for 3 months after which the hard drive crashed. There goes the illusion that nothing ever happens wrong with apple... especially my first one which I treated like a baby. So it was taken into a support center, they cloned my hard drive and ordered a new one... 22 days later I get my mac back and everything seems in order. Except when I run Disk Utility it keeps crashing. Funny enough when I run it from Recovery mode from boot its fine. But when logged into the OS (Lion) it launches and starts gathering information.†Then crashes and I get the submit fault dialogue..Anyway here is the log. I have run Onyx, applejack etc but the problem has not been resolved.†[code]
So tried to open a dmg driver (trusted source - Epson) and wouldnt open, DiskImageMounter would not load any way i tried, so tried to open Disk Utility and that's not working either. Both show same source of problem in Logs. As per another forum a is opped out said file with the same from another machine with same OS. Still no joy. Next stop Target Disk?
'OS Version: 10.4.11 Command: DiskImageMounter Path: /System/Library/CoreServices/DiskImageMounter.app/Contents/MacOS/DiskImageMounter Library not loaded: /usr/lib/libbz2.1.0.dylib Referenced from: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Versions/A/DiskImages Reason: image not found' 'OS Version: 10.4.11 Report Version: 4 Command: Disk Utility Path: /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility.app/Contents/MacOS/Disk Utility Referenced from: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Versions/A/DiskImages Reason: image not found'
This might be a coincidence but I set up a new 2Tb Time Capsule today and assumed all was working as planned.¬† I setup Time Machine to refer to the Time Capsule drive and the backups have been performed in keeping with the schedule etc.¬†My issue is that for some reason the Disk Utility doesn't display.¬† The icon will bob in the dock and then after that nothing happens.¬† Like I said, coincidence?¬†Latest OS X Lion 10.7.4 with one External HD attached and working as expected.¬† In fact I used the Disk Utility only two days ago to format said external drive.¬†
Everytime I try to convert old Quicken data files so I can use the new Quickens Essentials I get the message: "There was an error installing and launching the Quicken File Exchange Utility."¬† So I can't launch Quicken Essentials until I can convert the old data.¬†
Info: MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.3), MacBook13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008
I am running Safari 5.1.7, Mac OS 10.7.4 on an iMac Intel Core 2 Duo machine, and Safari was working fine until this morning when Safari starting crashing whenever it is launched; I have the same set up on a Macbook Pro and Safari is working fine. ¬†
Having read a few posts i have changed the setting for Safari to 32 bit mode which has enable me to launch it, however as this is a 64bit machine that was working fine until this morning that does not really seem like a solution more like a temp fix¬†
Info: iMac (21.5-inch Late 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.4)
My mac, with os 10.4.11 can't start safari all of the sudden. the ball just goes around, then stops, then goes and my computer cranks away and then it freezes and i have to restart. when i log in under a test account safari starts up there. i've disabled plug ins, trashed preferences, trashed cookies, cache and same thing. (i'm on my laptop now). the g5 however is my work computer and i have to get safari working.
I'm using 10.4.11 on a PB 12" and recently updated to iTunes 8.1. Ever since, iTunes will attempt to launch, getting past the "loading music library" prompt but then crashing immediately following. I've reinstalled the program, and also updated quicktime, but no avail. I can post a crash report, but here are the things that stick out to me: Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (0x0001) Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS (0x0001) at 0x6c6f6c00 Thread 0 crashed with PPC Thread State 64
It first started when I tried to add music files to iTunes by draggin them into my library. It began processing and adding them to my library, but then crashed.After this, I tried reopening iTunes, and it crashes on launch.This now happens every time. I can't open my iTunes.
I've tried deleting the added files out of my iTunes folder, and I'm still getting crashing.I've even tried re-installing iTunes -- no luck
Info:iTunes, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 iMac
I get this question mark along with a folder when starting up. I tried holding down the option key when turning on the power and then I get an internet recovery along with a globe. I click on the arrow below it and it takes maybe 15 minutes to start up. Then i get this disk utilities screen. I'm now unable to do anything. When going into disk utility, disk 0 shows with Mac OS X base system underneath it. All the clickable buttons are faded out. Is there something wrong with the hardrive? and where could i get this fixed? There isn't a warranty on it.
Macbook Pro running on OSX Mavericks is having problems.¬†
Today I turned my Mac on, and it started up with a loading wheel and a loading bar. When the loading bar finished, the Mac turned itself off. I tried many times, same happened every time. I then went into OSX Recovery, started repairing Macintosh HD, but the error message saying "Disk Utility can't repair Macintosh HD" came up and now I don't now what to do.¬†
Is there any way I can back up my files in this situation? Is there any way I can repair the disk without having to erase all data and reinstalling OSX? Or do I really need to bring it to a Apple Store for repair?¬†
I have a Seagate 1 TB Backup Plus Drive which was working perfectly fine until I plugged it into a USB hub. It detected it while in the hub and I was able to get files off of it, but when I ejected it from the hub and put it back into the USB slot on the computer it was not detected by finder. It shows up in the disk utility and I clicked verify and repair and it says:
Verify and Repair volume ‚ÄúSeagate Backup Plus Drive‚ÄĚ Checking file system Volume repair complete. Updating boot support partitions for the volume as required.
Disk Utility can‚Äôt repair this disk. Back up as many of your files as possible, reformat the disk, and restore your backed-up files.¬†
Is there any way to get this to work properly again? Or if not is there a way for me to recover my files on the external hard drive?¬†
I have a Macbook PRO late 2011 running OS X Mavericks.
Fortunately I got a time machine backup. And its restoring the drive while in Lion recovery mode. Here's what happened...¬†I dont have a router a my place at the moment and so my two phones (iphone 4 and htc android) connect to my internet using my MBP's wifi via internet sharig. For some reason they were not able to get an IP from the mbp. After doing some wifi swtich toggles and forgettig & rejoining the network, i decided to reboot all my devices. I shut down my modem, phones and restarted my mbp. On reboot, after the chime, it showed an unsusal 'progress bar' under the apple logo. The bar progressed to about 10% and then the mbp just powered off. This happened several times even after PRAM and SMC reset. ¬†
So now i booted with cmd+r pressed and in recovery mode ran a 'verify disk'. It said the verification stopped and that i should repair the disk. When i tried to do that it said the disk cannot be repaird and that i should back up as many files as possible and attempt to format the disk and restore it with time machine. It is precisely what im doing at the moment. ¬†
1. Mbp wont sleep even when internet sharing is off
2. Mbp wont lit the onboard display upon opening it in clamshell mode until i removed the 3.5mm audio cable of my speakers from the audio out port!¬†
I am trying to repair my mac. But in disk utility, the hard disk is not visible to proceed. Its showing disk0 -> volume with only 1.79GB. and all the options are disabled. The capacity of my mac book pro was 500GB.¬†
I just saw that the amount of memory left on my HD just dropped around 60GB, so I used the "Verify Disk" option on Disk Utility, and the output was:¬†Verifying volume ‚ÄúMacintosh HD‚ÄĚPerforming live verification.Checking Journaled HFS Plus volume.Checking extents overflow file.Checking catalog file.Checking multi-linked files.Checking catalog hierarchy.Checking extended attributes file.Checking volume bitmap.Checking volume information.Volume header needs minor repairThe volume Macintosh HD was found corrupt and needs to be repaired.Error: This disk needs to be repaired. Start up your computer with another disk(such as your Mac OS X installation disc), and then use Disk Utility to repair this disk.¬†
I don't have the disk right now, so is there some other way I can repair it, get another install disk, or anything else? I've been thinking of booting up with a Linux livecd, but can it access the HFS+ filesystem?¬†
My Macbook crashed so I tried everything to restart it.¬† what finally worked is opening it from the install disk.¬† I performed a "repair disk", and after saying "invalid node structure" and "invalid record count", it says it cannot repair the disk.¬† I don't know what step to take next.¬† How do I see if time machine has backed my files up?¬† Do I need to erase the HD and reinstall?
After I erase the hard disk it shows 74.5gb free, almost. It says there is 42.3mb of space being used by 2 files which I understand are used for read write or partitioning or whatever.
When I then leave disk utility and go to the actual installer, the destination disk (untitled - 74.5gb) shows only 73.9gb free space. What is taking up an additional 500mb of space on the hard drive?
Apple support told me that somehow the disk has been altered and I lost space on the disk or I am now using a seperate partition that isn't showing up. Disk utility shows only one partition with 74.5gb free space. He told me I can find information about how to 'merge' the disk on the apple support section under troubleshooting articles for disk utility. I have been unable to locate this information.
I have a 2TB Western Digital My Book Studio FW800 external that has 5 partitions, connected to my 2011 iMac. I had help doing the partitions and don't really remember the reasoning, but one is just for my SuperDuper! backup, one is Miscellaneous, one for movie clips off my camcorder, one for misc scanned photo's and one for my genealogy research.¬†I back up using Time Machine to a Time Capsule and also to this WD hard drive with SuperDuper!¬†
Recently I'm getting a pop up message that "Mac OS X can't repair the disk "Genealogy"'.¬† And it needs to be reformatted.¬† It's become a read only disk.¬† When I look in Disk Utility it shows all the partitions as "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" EXCEPT for the one in question.¬† I also noticed that there are a lot of files with "date created" being the same date in 1969!¬† These files may be letters I've written or photo's I added to that partition within the last few years.¬†
I think I have to completely reformat the entire external hard drive to repair this, but I want to make sure.¬† Because it's going to be a major hassle backing it all up to another external (having to get one first) and then figuring out how to make the files that have turned "read only" in that one partition, back to their original state! ¬†Does this sound right, that I have to reformat the entire external hard drive?¬† And how do I get the read-only files back to their original state.
Running Diks Util on my iMac 10.6.2. i am given this warning. ========= Warning: SUID file "System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/ARDAgent" has been modified and will not be repaired.
Is it something I should heed and what to do in that case?
I had windows vista installed but suddenly the audio decided to become faulty, after spending a day trying to fix it i realized I have a windows 7 install disc so i might as well just replace vista with windows 7. I didnt take care of vista or ever register it so it became quite a task to upgrade so i just deleted the partition and went to create a new one and just do a full install of windows 7.
I made the partition but the wrong format, so i removed it through boot camp assistant and created another, except now it keeps giving me the "back up the disk and use disk utility to format it as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume. Restore your information to the disk and try using boot camp assistant again" Now, I'd love to do this, except I have no idea what I'm doing and WHY this error has occured. After becoming frustrated I switched from my imac to my macbook pro and received the same error when trying to create a partition. So any help on exactly what I need to do would be a HUGE help. I only use windows for music production (I know, seems backwards, but I use Sony Acid and FL Studio so I'm stuck with Windows)
I'm trying to repair my hard drive. I restarted from the OS X Mac Mini install CD (holding down the letter C when I heard the chime), opened Disk Utility from the Utilities folder, selected my hard drive image, but the "verify disk" and "repair disk" options are grayed out. I'm at a loss as to how to proceed.
I have 43GB available on a 120GB drive on my MacBook base model and I'm trying to partition via BootCamp.I'm trying to allocate 32GB to the Windows partition but I keep getting the following error message:Back up the disk and use Disk Utility to format it as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume. Restore your information to the disk and try using Boot Camp Assistant again.Now I've backed up my disk and launched disk utility, and try to follow above directions here but the Mac OS Extended (Journaled) area is grayed out and when I click apply after highlighting the MacBook are (in blue), it errors out and says the disk is out of space.
One of my drives is showing issues that Disk Utility isn't catching or can't find. I've heard about Diskwarrior, iDefrag, Drive Genius, etc... but which one is the most comprehensive, is there a "best of breed" disk app out there or one that does more than the others?
Running Disk Utility's Repair Disk function from DVD, how long should this take to complete with a 1 TB drive? It's been nearly 24 hours so far. I booted the computer from the DVD, and after verifying the disk was told the disk needed repair.
I am having problems with my Mac running slow. I had a friend guide me to run a "repair disk permission".I did that but I am not sure if I am to click clear history.Also should I do anything else to help my Mac run better?