View Full Version : ibook and Disk Utility???

Sep 14, 2005, 01:08 PM
Every mac I have ever owned has had disk utility on it. But these have all been pro level machines. My wife's new ibook is having some issues and I would like her to repair permissions, but she is telling me she can't find disk utility anywhere. Any reason the OS in an ibook would not have disk utility?

Sep 14, 2005, 01:13 PM
It should be in /Applications/Utilities/

Anyway: You might try something like MainMenu (http://www.santasw.com/products.html) or OnyX for maintenance... :)

Sep 14, 2005, 01:21 PM
Disk Utility is in the Utilities Folder

Finder keyboard sequence = Hold down Shift key + Apple key and press the U key

Sep 14, 2005, 10:36 PM
Turns out her Library was fried. This killed spotlight and hence when she typed "Disk Utility" into it she got no hits. Proves you shouldn't rely on new software. The old fashioned way found DU and fixed the trashed library.