Disk Utility Software, Macbook and dead HD

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by stuuke, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. stuuke macrumors regular

    Apr 19, 2004
    I had an external hard drive fail and was wondering if there was any software out there that might save it. I have Disk Warrior but it doesn't work on the Intel Macs and they have no time table for providing a newer version. I also purchased Apple Care which comes with Tech Tool Deluxe which to my surprise can't be booted from on the Intel macs. Why ship software with a computer that won't work with it? Are there any options other than $3000 data recovery services to get my information off the external drive?
  2. netdog macrumors 603


    Feb 6, 2006
    Data Rescue II works with the Intel. You can buy it online and download it. Can even make a bootable CD from it if you have a working computer.
  3. stuuke thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 19, 2004
    Data Rescue still wouldn't mount the drive. Would my best shot be to try and recover the deleted files from the other hard drives that I sent to the failed drive? Is Data Rescue the best software for that?

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