ancient mac disk warrior ?
teoz at neo.rr.com
Wed Dec 20 18:37:57 CST 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: "Zane H. Healy" <healyzh at aracnet.com>
To: <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 7:13 PM
Subject: Re: ancient mac disk warrior ?
> > I have a mac powerbook 150 circa 1994 which was an odd beast for apple
> > at the time as it used an IDE drive to help reduce the cost. I have
> > been using this machine to run MIDI recording software until recently
> > when the hard drive has had some sort of failure, either software or
> > hardware, I'm not sure which yet. The result is that when the machine
> > attempts to boot, it does not recognize the formatting on the disk. I
> > would like to try to recover the data (if possible) before re-formatting
> > the drive, and I've heard that a program call disk warrior might be
> > the solution. Does anyone have any comments or suggestions on this?
> > --tnx
> > --tom
> For that vintage of a Mac I'd look at the right version of Norton
> for the OS you're running or maybe a suitably old copy of TechTool. As
> DiskWarrior is only on V3, I don't think it is old enough to support a
> PowerBook 150.
I have a boxed copy of Central Points Mactools pro V4 that supports the 150.
There are (6) 1.44MB HD disks in the box. I can image the disks if you have
another Mac that can turn them back into floppies.
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