Thursday, February 28, 2013

How to Erase and Reinstall Mac OS X Mountain Lion

You may anytime come across a situation that calls for erasing the startup disk on your Mac and reinstalling OS X. Further, if you are planning for an upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion, then following instructions will suggest you the recommended course of action to follow for a safe and convenient OS X upgrade:

NOTE: Before erasing and reinstalling Mac OS X, you should back up all your important data to an external media device. If something interrupts the process, you can rest assured that your data will not be affected.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Alternatives to Disk Utility in Mac OS X

Mac OS X provides a slew of built-in functionalities that are bound together in Disk Utility in order to monitor and troubleshoot certain arising issues in the volumes of the machine. Being a Mac user, you might be familiar with the Disk Utility, as meeting some common issues is obvious in Mac.

Disk Utility is found in Applications-> Utilities, and allows you to Check and Repair the issues you observe with the help of this monitoring and repair mechanism. However, people are often seen complaining that Disk Utility is unable to resolve the issue, does not allow resizing an existing Mac volume is throwing Partition Failed error etc. and demand for an alternative that can resolve such issues. The reason why it cannot resolve some issues is that it is built to monitor and troubleshoot a set of certain issues; however, it cannot repair anything for which it is not built.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Upgrade Crashes Causing Data Loss

Being a Mac OS X user, you might have thought to upgrade to its latest OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. If yes, this article may enlighten you about a bug that Mac throws while upgrading.

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is reported as causing installation error while upgrading to it. Additionally, it reports your existing and running hard drive as faulty and needs replacement, as suggested by Apple Technicians. This, sternly causes worry lines on your forehead thinking about replacing it, as all your data that is stored on it seems like gone!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Data Recovery from LaCie Hard Drive

LaCie is the manufacturer of external hard drives and deals in personal storage devices to RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) devices and NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices. Their build such hard drive configurations for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems are not much susceptible to failure and corruption. LaCie provide an integrated solution for consumer utilized hard drives that may include SATA and IDE devices, and even RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 5) devices.