Hard Drive Woes

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by YoYoMac, Oct 1, 2006.

  1. YoYoMac macrumors regular


    Dec 22, 2004
    Chattanooga, TN
    I ran a verify disk today and my Mac HD Startup disk needed "minor repair." This is the second time I've had this happen this month. Also, I went ahead and checked my external drive and it also needed "minor repair." Of course I didn't have to use the Install disc for the external but I did for the internal.

    So, my question is should I be worried? I've never had this happen before. I'm using a Macbook Pro with a 100 gig 5400 RPM internal.
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    So you repaired it and it came back as fine afterwards? I wouldn't be too worried. Laptops can get jerked around a bit and these errors can arise if that happens when the hard disk is reading or writing. Maybe be more gentle with your machine when it's working with the hard drive. Keep jerks, jolts and spins to a minimum. :)

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