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Use DiskWarrior to save troubled iPods System
Two days ago, songs started disappearing from my 30gb iPod. I called Apple Care, and they recommended disk utility and/or restoring my iPod and erasing all the data. I couldn't find any information on DiskWarrior's effect on an iPod. So I threw caution into the wind and tried DiskWarrior. It recovered 100% of my music. So, in case there was any doubt, DiskWarrior works fine with iPods.

[robg adds: Though most people probably know their iPod runs on a standard hard drive, I thought I'd publish this one just to have it in the database for those that may not know...]
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Use DiskWarrior to save troubled iPods
Authored by: gvitale on Sep 30, '03 11:48:12AM

I wouldn't go as far as considering the iPod as a "standard hard drive"; the partition map of the iPod is by all means unusual for a firewire drive, as it contains two invisible partitions that hold boot arguments and firmware software: that's why if you reformat the unit you loose your digital music player, transforming it in a regular firewire hard drive.



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Use DiskWarrior to save troubled iPods
Authored by: kevinv on Sep 30, '03 05:45:19PM

I used Drive X (when is Tech Tool Pro 4 coming?) a few days ago to do a volume structure check and defrag my ipod.



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