This program is one of the stalwarts of disk repair for Macs, and has proven, over the years, to be one of the most reliable utilities for repairing disk directory problems. DiskWarrior is designed to work from your computer, and you can repair more than one disk or volume, but you must use a special, bootable DiskWarrior CD if you want to repair or optimize your startup volume. Startup from the CD can take a few minutes, but once you start running the program, operations are much faster than in previous versions. Learn more about macOS Catalina ] While most people come to a program like DiskWarrior after they have experienced disk problems, the program is also designed for regular maintenance. In addition to rebuilding directories, the Files tab of the program lets you check files for corruption and rebuild permissions on startup volumes.
Flash and SSD drives, internal and external drives are supported. Support for all of the above is dependent on the hardware features of individual Mac models and the version of OS installed.
Compatability Notes: DiskWarrior 5. This includes Fusion and Time Machine disks. If you plan to rebuild the directory of your startup built-in disk, you need to start up from another disk capable of starting up in OS X More RAM may be required for large directories. Additional Requirements Under macOS Alternatively, you can decrypt the disk and then run DiskWarrior decryption takes an extended amount of time.
If you wish to enable DiskWarrior's automatic hardware monitoring, you will need to install the DiskWarrior application on your Mac. To install the DiskWarrior application see the install requirements above. RAID 0 is currently not supported. Customer Ratings Write a Review 4. Switzerland Age: IT Professional Owned Product: December 11, I tried 2 Apps before but they were only able to recover some of the files without folder structure and file name - not much help with 10TB of project files.
With the phenomenal DiskWarrior and some help of the superb support I was able to recreate the drive structure with all file names etc. Best investment ever!! Thank you guys: I would recommend this item to a friend! Customer Videos: Verified Buyer Reviewer: Alexx Experience Level: It helps resolves issues that Disk Utility cannot and offers a way to access data from a Mac partition that isn't accessible by normal means.
Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: FL Age: Power User Owned Product: Last thing I wanted to do was reformat, which appeared to be the only option. Disk Warrior fixed the directories and identified the corrupted files. Was quickly up and running. Valerie Location: San Clemente, CA Age: July 20, The Disk warrior was incredible, after over an hour on the phone with apple support and an hour waiting on Genius Bar at Apple store to review my mac problems and all they could tell me is that they needed to reload my software, hence lose all my data on my mac, I said to myself there has to be something out there.
Then I found Disk Warrior! Thank you MacSales for this amazing product and your help! Tulio Location: Honduras Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: Verified Buyer Top Contributor Reviewer: CyclingDan Location: Pittsburgh PA Age: All iterations way back to K floppy disks. Greatest one-trick pony out there. Anonymous Location: Ogden UT Age: Arnessysla, Iceland Age: June 10, Handy tool to resolve disk problems and optomize disk space after removing data away.
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