Good Disk Utility/Permissions Repair Utilityfor Mini w/o DVD drive
Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:07 AM
During a large file transfer, the power went out briefly due to the wind, and now my file permissions are all screwed up. iTunes thinks the library is on a locked disk and wont open, and the administrator has been removed from all file access.
I need a good utility to rebuild the permissions (i've tried OS X's disk utility, and it finds all sorts of errors and repairs them....
and then i do the repair again and it does it again, and again... ive run it about 12 times now and its still finding things.
I used to use Disk Warrior, and it worked great - is there a version of Disk Warrior that works on a Lion-based DVD-driveless Mini?
Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:21 AM
I have to say that I switched to TechTool, though, since DiskWarrior has shown a propensity to be out of date (and not being able to boot) always when I needed it. TechTool seems to be a bit more regularly updated and also works great for me.
Other than that: have you also tried to repair not only the permissions with the Disk Utility, but the whole disk? You'll have to boot from the Recovery Partition to do that, though.
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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:00 AM
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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:36 AM
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