Hope this will help you to refresh your knowledge at the time of interview perparation.
Feb 10, 8: I have not seen this particular condition where the hardware disk icon appears but the system volume that is supposed to be below it does not. The System Disk partition would be below the HD icon indented to the right.
It appears but you cannot manipulate it with Disk Utility. T status reads verified If it did not say Verified then it would indicate a problem. Saying Verified does not rule out problems but I think it indicates it is still breathing. If you booted the Recovery Partition Boot, Command-Rwhich it sounds like you did, then at least part of the disk is still breathing.
If it took a long time to boot then that may have been a Network Recovery boot which would indicate the disk is very sick or dead.
That is the beauty of Time Machine. All your data, applications, and system preferences will be as they were as of the last backup. Given what you reported from the Disk Utility steps you took it is unclear to me if there will be a way to repair the current volume, if you can erase and install from scratch or if you need a new disk.
Before proceeding it may be useful to have an expert at an Apple store look at it for you.
They may be able to revive it without a clean install or new disk. As was the case above, it could be a good disk with a bad cable in which case a new disk is not going to help. To test this you can purchase an inexpensive external enclosure, remove the internal disk, place it in the enclosure, plug it in and then use Boot-Option to attempt to boot from the now external disk.
Here are links to the screwdrivers and enclosure you would need. This will write to every sector to map out bad blocks.
If you have an SSD do not write a pass of zeros.Jan 18, · Windows 10 only booting into safe mode (not normal or safe mode with networking) Good Evening, I could do with some pointers on resolving an issue.
I can only boot into windows in safe mode in Windows You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Sep 17, · I have 2 OS in dual boot. Vista x64 and XP pro.
Thing is xp can't be boot since my new nforce chipset drivers screw it and I get BOSD upon booting when it gets to the blue bars. I'm planning on dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu on one of my old computers, when I was looking at disk management I have this: My question is, if I install Ubuntu on the D: drive, will it work My question is, if I install Ubuntu on the D: drive, will it work.
I've done dual-boot situations similar to yours and the install went off.
The flashing question mark is your Mac's way of telling you that it's having trouble finding a bootable operating system. Normally, your Mac will start the boot process fast enough that you'll never notice the flashing question mark on the display.
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