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Maybe: "750 GB SATA Disk" has one partition called "Macintosh HD" of that smaller size? Consult Disk Utility, "Partition" for that drive...


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Your screen backlight might need replacement. After you turn it on, try pointing a flashlight towards the center of the screen. If you're computer is working fine, you'll see the login screen without any backlight (you'll barely see it).


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You could try booting off a Linux LiveUSB to back up your files. Once that is done, you can reformat your HD and then reinstall OS X. You should also keep an eye on your HD; these types of errors often suggest that your drive is corrupted or damaged.


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Disk1 is a "virtual device" which resides in disk0s2 (the Apple_CoreStorage Volume Group which actually contains a FileVault volume). You have only one 'physical device' indeed. Disk0s5 is probably an old Bootcamp installation. The clean way (get rid of the 2 Recovery HDs): Make a complete Time Machine backup of Macintosh HD. Start to Internet Recovery ...


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The problem will lie with the dock disk-controllers and the method they use when translating the hard disk layout. I recently serviced an HP NX7400 laptop and the BIOS has two different modes for dealing hard disk translation - LBA Assist and Bit-shift. Both work, but if a drive is formatted using one method it will not be recognised if the other option is ...


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Well, while newer iMac drive will work in older one, there is no guarantee it will boot. There was a limitation during the times of Classic Mac OS on size of boot partition which has to be below 8GB. You have Mac OS X 10.3.9 on that drive so I can't say if it still applies. And maybe if it does apply you might had it partitioned just the way it need to be ...


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There are only two causes of repeated I/O errors: A logical failure of the drive due to a corrupted Filesystem A physical failure of either the drive or a periphery component (connecting cable). S.M.A.R.T. Status is not a reliable indicator for drive failure and is prone to false negatives. Remember, it’s a firmware function built-in to a drive ...


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Ok, lets work on it. When a battery is dead them Macs cut the CPU power in half. So that's a reason 1 for slowness. Next would be the Apple Hardware Test. It is possible it is not installed, so you need to get it first. Here is one possible place to find it for your model (it has to be specific to your model) Fans running at max speed, so what is ...


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I've run in to this before and the only solution I'm aware of is to reformat your file system. Here's what I suggest you do: Boot off of your OSX install media and use Disk Utility to clone your OS image on to another drive. Reformat your main drive with the file system you want Restore the contents of your backed-up system to the main drive. You could ...


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Have you got access to another mac? Your best bet would be to connect other mac using target disk mode, either via firewire or thunderbolt. Your internal drive will show up on the desktop of the other mac for you to copy off your files. Other option would be booting up via an other system via an external drive, open disk utility and try to repair a couple ...


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Attach your thumb-drive and copy all contained files & folders to your external drive, then start Disk Utility. Copy Install OS X Yosemite to your external drive Choose your thumb drive in the left pane and repartition it to 1 Partition, click the Options-button, choose GUID Partition Table and OK, then Apply Quit Disk Utility and open Install ...


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If this happens to you... your disk is probably hosed. Find your backups. (I'm still interested if someone does have a solution, but given the lack of answers I don't think it's likely.)


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Done all the time. Apple does not make drives, so really all drives are non-Apple hardware. The TOS restriction is targeted at complete clones - main board, case etc. Various Apple models over the years have considered the drives to be user-replaceable - they just slide out without any tools. The pre-cylinder Mac Pro and XServes are good examples. Various ...


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Here is a link to Apple's instructions on how to mount the drives on both sides if they don't seem to show up. How to mount a Time Capsule HD The only disk formats that the Time Capsules support are HFS (Macs default), FAT16, and FAT32. Supported HD for Time Capsule. Since you have a large HD you cannot use FAT16 as it is made for smaller HD's (<2GB). ...


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This is more than likely a hardware problem with the SSD. Specifically, the SATA input/or SSD controller, based on the following: The problem occurred after swapping the drive out from one machine into another. You have connected the SSD to three different SATA cables (two internal, one external). None have recognized it. This rules out a bad SATA cable. ...



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