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space problems/disk first aid
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Dec 22, 2000, 07:59 PM
 
Disk First Aid is giving me a message: I've got an invalid PEOF. I was able to find a little information at apple.com's troubleshooting site -- the problem has to do with the way data is stored. Their advice is to reinstall the system software. I tried that, but I'm still getting the same message.

I gotten by this long without buying Norton Utilities. Is is time, or is there a better way?

Thanks, and happy holidays!
     
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Dec 22, 2000, 08:26 PM
 
Disk Warrior tends to do a better job than NU with PEOF's (unexpected physical end of file error is what you have).
Personally, I just format the damn thing...

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Dec 22, 2000, 08:54 PM
 
Agreed on DiskWarrior vs. NU. Reformatting is ok if you have your drive backed up completely. I wonde how many of us do!
And that's true too.--Shakespeare, King Lear
     
   
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