Not able to access the files & folders on the iMac volume, you might have tried using Disk utility to check the efficiency of hard disk & the file system. But, the following error messages would have surprised you, giving you nightmares…!!!
"Volume Header needs minor repair
The volume Macintosh HD needs to be repaired.
Error: The underlying task reported failure on exit
1HFS volume checked
Volume needs repair"
By observing these messages, the first question that seeped through your mind would be “What is this Volume header…??”. However, you need not worry much about this problem. This issue of volume header corruption proves to be very simple with the use of Mac file recovery program. By utilizing this recovery software, you can take a sigh of relief. The actual problem lies in the fact that upon the volume header corruption, you will not be able to access even a single file from a particular volume of your iMac computer. The software proves to be very helpful in this miserable scenario. It first scans the affected Mac volume and then retrieves the lost data with the help of sophisticated recovery algorithms.
This iMac volume recovery tool can efficiently restore deleted files from Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard and other Mac OS X 10.5.8 & above versions. You can effortlessly retrieve the data lost due to volume header corruption in various scenarios. The major fact responsible for a corruption in volume header is the improper system reboot or shutdown while some processes are still running on your iMac machine. This will result in a damage to the file system of a volume, which in turn, leads to volume header corruption. The volume header is a 1KB metadata structure file that stores the critical information about a volume such as the starting sector address, file system type, etc. It is quite obvious that when this volume header gets corrupt, the volume becomes inaccessible.
The volume header also gets corrupted when you make use of any third-party utility for repartitioning the volume. During the repartitioning process, some errors may occur resulting in a damage to the volume header. But, as mentioned earlier, you do not have to worry much, with the iMac recovery tool at your side. It has a wide range of application in Mac systems, you can easily utilize it to retrieve deleted files from Time machine when some of the important backup files have been deleted by the Time machine. The recovery tool supports data recovery on various Macintosh machines, it can prominently retrieve erased files from MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, etc with ease.
You may use external storage devices on your iMac computer for data storage or transfer. If you have lost your critical data from such devices when connected to iMac, you may utilize this software without hesitation. It can recover deleted files from SD card, CF card, USB drive and even external hard disk drive & FireWire drive.
The iMac volume recovery software is the best aplication available in the market for Mac users to solve their problems of data loss. Whatsoever be the reason for data loss, you can make use of this application and restore back your data efficiently. With the help of this application you can easily retrieve deleted data from Mac hard disk with utmost ease. Industry experts designed this software with a simple attractive user interface so that even a novice user can restore lost data from iMac after volume header corruption. In addition, this software also facilitates you to recover deleted files from Trash in just few simple clicks.
Follow these uncomplicated steps to retrieve data from iMac after volume header corruption:
Step I : Choose “Recover Volumes/Drives” on the main screen, as illustrated in Fig I. Then, select “Volume Recovery” module.
Fig I: Select Recover Volumes/Drives
Step II : On the next window, select a iMac volume from the list of logical drives and click “Next”, as illustrated in Fig II.
Fig II: Choose iMac volume
Step III : The software provides an option to choose the file types to recover, as illustrated in Fig III. Choose the required ones and click “Next”.
Fig III: Select File Formats
Step IV : Right-click a file from the list of recovered files shown in Fig IV, to “Preview” it prior to purchasing the registered version.
Fig IV: View list of retrieved data