Tag: DrivePulse


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Protect your Mac hard drives with DrivePulse®

  Protect your Mac hard drives with DrivePulse® DrivePulse is a tool within the award-winning Drive Genius 3.  DrivePulse monitors the overall health of your Mac hard drives, by alerting you to possible issues before they become major problems.  Mac OS X does not include any utility to do this, so DrivePulse is a valuable tool to protect and monitor the health of your hard...

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Volume Repair with Drive Genius 3

Volume Repair with Drive Genius 3

  Help with Volume Repair Today I helped a customer use Drive Genius 3 to repair an error on the Macintosh HD volume of his Mac. He had received warnings from DrivePulse that this volume had errors and needed to be repaired. Features of DrivePulse® DrivePulse is a feature of Drive Genius 3 that monitors the health of your hard drive when your computer is...

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Drive Genius 3 is a great utility to maintain the health of your Mac hard drive.

Repairing hard drive errors on a Mac

  I communicated with a customer regarding an issue with his internal hard drive.  He had Drive Genius 3 installed on his Mac and DrivePulse (feature of Drive Genius that monitors the hard drive for errors) notified him that he had hard drive errors on his MacBook and he needed to repair it ASAP! Trouble-shooting and Diagnosing Hard Drive Errors He tried running Integrity Check...

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Using Drive Genius 3 to monitor the health of your Mac hard drive.

Troubleshooting your Mac

  What does DrivePulse do? I received a call from a customer who is a new Drive Genius 3 and looking to trouble shoot his mac.  He received Drive Genius 3 and installed it on his hard drive.  He also received a DVD .dmg file which he wanted to burn onto a DVD to make a startup disc for his Mac. He wanted to know...

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Speed up and maintain your Mac with Drive Genius 3

Speed Up My Mac

I spoke with a customer who had purchased a MacBook Pro.  He was inquiring about Drive Genius 3 and how that might help him speed up his Mac and get the most out of his MacBook. I explained to him that Drive Genius 3 has DrivePulse as one of the tools which keeps track of permissions, system integrity, volume fragmentation and overall condition of all...

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Repair common hard drive issues with Drive Genius 3

Repairing a Volume Using Drive Genius 3

Today I helped a customer who had received a warning from DrivePulse reporting corruption on his Macintosh HD volume and that it needed to be repaired. When he opened Drive Genius 3 he was not able to run Repair because it was grayed out so he contacted support for help. I explained to him that in order for Repair to run, the volume needs to...

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Drive Genius 3 is a great utility to maintain the health of your Mac hard drive.

How To Find Bad Blocks On A Mac Hard Drive

I helped a customer who had a problem with a drive on his Mac. He has Drive Genius 3 installed on this Mac. DrivePulse was reporting a bad block with a specific block address. He also had TechTool Pro installed on this drive and TechTool was reporting a different block as being bad. He was perplexed and wanted to find the difference between TechTool Pro...

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How to restore your cloned backup.

How To Restore a Clone Backup

  I want to tell you about a warning that I received  from DrivePulse indicating I had errors on my drive.  I had to reinstall Mac OS X to resolve this issue after I initialized my startup volume. I did not want to install all my applications and restore my data. I decided to use the clone backup that I made using Data Backup 3,...

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Scan or Extended Scan in DrivePulse

Which Scan Do I Run in Drive Genius 3 To Test My Hard Drive

Today I will explain the differences between scans in Drive Genius 3. I spoke with a customer today regarding an issue with an external hard drive attached to his iMac. When Drive Genius 3 is installed on a mac, DrivePulse (an early-warning system) is automatically enabled. DrivePulse discreetly monitors all attached hard drives, checking them periodically for hardware issues that may evolve into larger problems...

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How to use Drive Genius 3 for Mac to delete a file

How To Erase/Delete A Corrupted File

Today I spoke with a customer who has Drive Genius 3 installed on his Mac. DrivePulse is a feature of Drive Genius 3 that monitors all attached hard drives on the Mac, and Drive Pulse was giving him a warning for a corrupted preference file on one of his hard drives. He identified that the error was on his startup drive but did not know...

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