Mac Trash Recovery
How to remove volume header corruption in Mac Operating System
The Mac Operating system hard drive is divided into a number of partitions that are known as volumes. Each of the volumes includes a header part that stores essential information such as type of file system, size of the volume, physical data location and much more. But sometimes due to certain reasons the user may face volume header corruption Mac and an error message such as the following:
"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 "
The volume header is 1024 byte data structure which is parellel to the MDB (Master Directory Block) for HFS (Hierarchical File System) and stores essential information about the volumes. When the user tries to check the hard drive integrity as well as consistency with the help of Disk Utility, the aforementioned error message is encountered. With the display of the error message the scanning process comes to a complete halt.
The volume header corruption Mac Operating System cannot be fixed with the help of the disk utility. When the error is encountered the disk verification as well as repair is stopped because of the unrecognizable volume. One cannot access any of the files stored on the hard drive.
One can go for volume header corruption Mac fix by formatting the hard drive, recreating the hard drive partitions or volumes and then reinstall the operating system. But the formatting of the hard drive also leads to the deletion of all the files. If one odes not have an updated and clean backup if the data onto some other media then it would lead to the permanent loss of the files. In such a situation one can make use of an efficient third party Mac data recovery software that is reliable enough to recover all the ifles of al file formats without the loss of any of them.