I hope this is the right place to request help with the error message:
"Verify volume failed with error Could not unmount disk"
I use a Mac OS X/10.4.11/Dual 2 GHz PowerPC G5/ 7 GB DDR2 2SDRAM.
Software is fully updated.
The computer has two internal disks and an external 1.5 TB FreeAgent Seagate.
The Disk Utility showed that only one of the two internal disks could be repaired.
I receive the "Verify volume failed with error Could not unmount disk" for the second internal disk
and the external Seagate as well.
I teach moviemaking and my students' work is on the external disk.
Using the format option would destroy irreplaceable data and hours upon hours of my students'
These are final projects, to be presented for graduation evaluation.
Atlex2 on Aug 7th, 2008 wrote 'If you need the data I can give you some pointers'.
I am desperate.
I need step-by-step instructions to help me out.
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Hi Sally -
If I were in your shoes, I would take the external drive to another Mac and see if it can be mounted there. IF it can be mounted, I would then IMMEDIATELY copy the student's projects onto another drive before doing anything else.
I can't …
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It sound like the mac lost power or was abruptly turn off. This will leave files in the "open" state. Don't panic, I am confident that your data still exists. This is where having an administrator account besides your working account comes in handy. Create an account with administrator privileges …
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