“DiskWarrior is alive and well and still the handiest tool around for repairing a Mac’s disk,” Jeffrey Mincey writes for Mac360. “Sometimes even before you know there’s something to be repaired.”
“Yes, disk drives die and won’t hesitate to take your marbles and leave the neighborhood without so much as an adios, a tip of the hat, or a wag of the finger,” Mincey writes. “DiskWarrior can read your Mac’s damaged directory, find salvageable files and folders, and take the time needed to build a new, error-free directory, optimized and ready to go.”
“The latest version is 64-bit so it’s faster than ever, even on Macs with huge disk drives,” Mincey writes. “Pricing isn’t for the faint of heart or casual Mac user [US$119.95], but if the files on your Mac are valuable and your backup scheme is hit and miss, sooner or later everything you’ve stored for years could go bump in the night, and DiskWarrior may be your only recourse.”
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