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How to use Disk Utility on external harddrive - Photos Library is stuck at updating

If I am understanding you correctly you have a drive that you think has a problem and it is only attached via network? If so then no you can't use disk utility to repair a network device. Disk ...
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Can I recover boot camp partition after removing it with gpt remove?

Note: You should make all the corrections to the GPT before making the changes given in this answer. Your disk0 is not hybrid partition, which means the output from the command fdisk /dev/disk0 will ...
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External Thunderbolt SSDs not showing space after deleting files

Just to update this, I tried reformatting as HFS and it does work to delete and recover space. I'm still not sure why APFS is jacked up on these particular Thunderbolt3 SSDs (the same problem is not ...
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External Thunderbolt SSDs not showing space after deleting files

APFS disks do not release the space for deleted files immediately. The files will still exist in an APFS snapshot, which records the state of the disk at a point in time. Snapshots will be deleted ...
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Unable to Run Boot Camp Assistant Because of Microsoft Reserved Partition in disk0s2

Simply remove the Microsoft Reserved partition by entering the command given below. diskutil erasevolume free none disk0s2 Restarting the Mac afterwards would probably be a good idea. Note: When ...
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High Sierra Time Machine back up disk unusable

Well, I have no idea why but by just insisting and transferring files via Finder (not the Time Machine interface), I eventually made it. I just lost 1 series, 1 movie and a folder with 32 screenshots, ...
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Unable to open Linux ISO file

On my M1 Mac with macOS 12.3 (Monterey), double-clicking the ISO produces no result. You have to use the terminal to attach the image, (optionally) create a mount point and mount the filesystem. ...
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How can I rename Device ID from disk1s5 to disk1s1

Hey @motoservo there's an answer to your question kindly provided by @david-anderson if you still need it! P.S. You will likely need to use Terminal to remove old APFS Container without reboot, use ...
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Deleted Recovery partition (T2 chip Macbook pro). Can not boot to recovery. Getting Error -2003f

Fix with following steps in this article https://portallaptop.com/blog/2831/2022/05/02/macbook-error-2003f/
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Cannot merge two partition together after dividing partition for installing Linux

The commands are given below. Here, I assume you do not want disk0s3 or disk0s4 and want to expand disk0s2 to include the space occupied by disk0s3 and disk0s4. diskutil apfs deleteContainer disk0s4 ...
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Mac OS Sierra - Disk Utility will not let me partition an external hard drive

I had the same issue, resolved with this steps, please refer attached image for more details. Select the correct Volume/Disk Select Erase For me it was selected wrong Scheme Master Boot Record ...
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Can’t erase Bootcamp volume to reinstall MacOS

Basically, you should use the instructions posted at the Apple website How to reinstall macOS. If you follow the posted instructions and are still having problems, then update your question. Be sure ...
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