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adorie 02-16-2009 01:34 PM

Major disk repair issue
 
I had an interrupted update install yesterday, and my computer wouldn't boot up. When I tried to do a disk verify and repair it said the verify failed, and gave the error "invalid node structure." I then tried to do an archive and install and the directory was missing from the drive selection.

Is there no way to retrieve my personal information without having to erase and re-install? All I want to save are my photos. I've heard about Disk Warrior, are there any other alternatives?

cwa107 02-16-2009 02:16 PM

First things first, start here at step 7 and let us know how it goes:

http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/os-...eshooting.html

chscag 02-16-2009 02:24 PM

If you're still having problems after going through the trouble shooting steps that cwa107 referred you to, see the following discussion in the Apple forum:

Link

Regards.

harryb2448 02-16-2009 03:57 PM

DiskWarrior 4.1.1 is a great tool and the best HDD utility about.


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