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Repair Disk button not working in Mac book?


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I have a macbook and OS 10.6. Need to repair disc. Restarted the machine while booting with installer disc [ pressing 'C' while restart] . Opened disc utility and selected my hard disc - but Repair disc button doesn't come up
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When you say the Repair disk button doesn't come up, do you mean it's greyed out?
Also if you could provide other info for us like OS version and model/ year of macbook you have.

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i have 2006 mac book and OS is 10.6.7

The button is gray and can not be clicked.
I tried going to erase disc option -but says resource busy
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And that is booting from the Snow Leopard disc which is a full retail install version and not a disc from another machine?

If so, you may be looking at a faulty hard drive. Download SmartReporter and see what is says.


p://www.corecode.at/smartreporter/

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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