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Tackle stubborn disk partitioning in OS X

If partitioning a drive with Disk Utility gives you unmount or resource busy errors, there may be workarounds you can use.

By August 1, 2013

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Solving read-only conditions for external hard drives

Along with the use of incompatible formats, errors can prevent a drive from being written to.

By June 19, 2013

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Free tools repartition Windows disks simply

The disk partitioning utility built into Windows 7 doesn't let you extend partitions to the left, so to enlarge your leftmost partition, you need a free repartitioning program.

By May 2, 2011

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How to create an OS X installer from Apple's Internet Recovery

You can create a standalone OS X installation drive without having purchased OS X from the App Store.

By May 15, 2013

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What to do when a Mac won't boot to Safe Mode

If your system hangs when going into Safe Mode, or will not load into Safe Mode at all, there are a couple of things you can do to fix the situation.

By March 11, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

This week, readers sent in questions on topics including inability to boot and how to test a nonfunctional external DVD player.

By February 8, 2013

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FileVault requires Recovery HD partition in OS X

Without an intact Recovery HD partition on your Mac, you will not be able to use Apple's FileVault disk encryption feature.

By October 31, 2012

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Questions answered about preparing for and upgrading to Mountain Lion.

By July 13, 2012

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

How to address a corrupt hard drive before upgrading OS X, and other questions answered.

By July 6, 2012

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RAID and Lion's FileVault disk encryption do not mix

If you are installing Lion on a RAID array or other custom drive setup, you may not be able to enable FileVault and other advanced volume management features.

By July 28, 2011