Move, resize, copy, explore, and recover hard disk drive partitions.
Normally $36, this handy utility includes a "Windows to go" feature for creating a bootable Windows flash drive.
If you cannot seem to load the OS X Recovery HD partition to use various diagnostics and repair tools, the fix may be quick, but could also require a longer reinstallation.
If partitioning a drive with Disk Utility gives you unmount or resource busy errors, there may be workarounds you can use.
If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.
Without an intact Recovery HD partition on your Mac, you will not be able to use Apple's FileVault disk encryption feature.
If your Recovery HD partition in OS X Lion is missing or not working, then it may be easy to get working with just a few steps.
Installing OS X Lion sets up a hidden recovery partition on most systems, but if for some reason this is missing, then there are some options for restoring or otherwise using the functions this partition offers.
Partition your hard drive so you won't need to back up media if you need to reinstall your OS later.
Existing Boot Camp installations should work when upgrading to Lion, but there are a couple of situations where they may no longer work as expected.
Apple's Recovery partition for OS X Lion contains a number of utilities, but you can only open one at a time. Here is how to open multiple utilities at the same time to ease your troubleshooting and recovery routines.