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How to Recover Mac OS X Files

Mac OS X is the major release from Macintosh operating system family. The fresh look with “Aqua” interface made it more popular. Preemptive multitasking, Symmetric multiprocessing, Dynamic RAM allocation, Multithreading, support for 32 and 64 bit has made Mac OS X to work more quickly and also more reliable.


Preemptive multitasking: This advanced feature included in Mac OS X is responsible for allocating time to applications and keeps track of allocated time for each process. This makes sure that applications that are running at the same time do not affect other applications.


Symmetric multiprocessing: Mac OS X has control over organizing the processors and assigns different tasks and threads to different processors. This makes system to work more efficiently, where the processors are handling work without being idle.


Mac OS X allows multiple users work on the same system efficiently and provides protection to the data stored by them. This ensures that other users cannot access, change or delete another user’s file. However, files are lost from Mac OS X due to human errors and logical failures. Human causes like accidental deletion using Command + Delete keys or accidental format leads to loss of data from Mac OS X. Logical issues like repartitioning errors, volume header corruption, journal corruption, improper shut down, emptied Trash, Apple partition map corruption, Master Boot Record (MBR) failure, software malfunction, file system corruption etc. For partitioning volume in Mac OS X, you may install third party utility. Using untrusted tool may not partition the volume and result in partitioning errors that lead to data loss for Mac OS X users. However you can restore lost volumes after re-partitioning of hard drive on Mac by using a good Data Recovery Software


To avoid losing data from Mac OS X, install antivirus and update it regularly to avoid virus infection. Before deleting a file, check twice whether you are deleting the right file or not. Delete the file after taking backup of it and store backup in a safe place. Organize files in an efficient manner so that you can easily locate them. Backup file helps to restore the files back in data loss scenarios.


When backup is not taken and you end up losing data, use the best recovery tool that can recover Macintosh hard drive. Recover Mac software is an advanced recovery tool that recovers deleted or lost data from Mac OS X volumes easily. The software can recover lost data on Mac after Catalog corruption, Journal Corruption etc. This software helps you to retrieve lost files on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, Leopard etc.


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Follow below steps to recover Mac OS X files.


Step 1: Download and install the Recover Mac software. Once you run the software, a window pops up with three different options. From the three options, select “Recover Volumes/Drives” option as shown in Figure a. From the next window select the “Volume Recovery” option.


Recover Mac OS X - Main Screen

Figure a : Main screen


Step 2: After selecting this option, a window displays the different physical drives that are plugged to the system. Select the physical drive from which the recovery should be done and click “Next”. Once you click “Next” the software scans the selected physical drive and displays the found volumes as shown in Figure b. Select the volume from which you want to recover data and click “Next


Recover Mac OS X - Select Volume Screen

Figure b : Select Volume


Step 3: When you click “Next” button, file types that can be recovered are shown in the displayed window. Click “Select All” button if you want to recover all the file types or select the file types that you want to recover as shown in Figure c


Recover Mac OS X - File Type Selection Screen

Figure c : Select File Type


Step 4: Click “Next” button after selecting file types. The software starts scanning the volume and lists the found files and folders in the form of tree structure as shown in Figure d.


Recover Mac OS X - Recovered Data Screen

Figure D : Recovered Files



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