Once you've secured a good back-up, "zeroing-out" the drive can fix this issue by re-writing the bad block map. Test to see if you can hear sound again, and if you can adjust the volume. You can also choose to back up your installESD.dmg file and put it on a usb stick, which will do an install. You can read more about the solution here: http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-reset-the-audio-system-in-os-x/ share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply TB07-NJ, May 10, 2014 TB07-NJ macrumors 68020 Joined:
Apparently, when plugging headphones or other devices, sometimes a little switch inside the output port clicks and it changes the sound output to "digital audio" or something of that kind. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by TheSmokeMonster, TheSmokeMonster Feb 11, 2013 7:58 AM in response to Geophis Level 4 (3,234 points) Feb 11, 2013 7:58 AM in response Your problem is identical to the problem I had. Click "Run" and your Mac will check the disk you selected for errors. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4797932?tstart=0
Reply abdul rahaman says: February 23, 2015 at 12:04 pm I want to install couldn't Reply Gary Bridger says: June 1, 2015 at 3:25 pm Ok I guess I done this You can add multiple destinations as well, since Time Machine can rotate its backups on several disks or volumes. thanks share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply GermanyChris, Sep 7, 2011 GermanyChris macrumors 601 Joined: Jul 3, 2011 Location: Here #9 mac-matt said: The presence of these files doesn't cause an issue because their in-memory size is correct.
After doing so for the 3rd time, it's getting a little old pretty fast... Yes No Cookies make wikiHow better. Reply Jak says: January 29, 2015 at 5:37 pm Much appreciation! Disk Utility Mac These files are deleted as soon as they are closed.
Going to itunes now, the volume is locked in what seems to be the same way as the rest of all yours. So I did and still heard the start up tone. Under my system pref it says in the output menu that i am in "Digital Out" but that there are no audio controls for this device. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/macbook-no-sound-volume-control-locked.346733/ I went to System Pref.
Hope this helps. Mac Volume Locked So I then checked the boards and found threads about this and realized I just had to keep trying. But that was to be expected I guess.Runned it through mem tests, volume integrity, SMART and a couple of structure and surface scans. This was exactly the reason I quited MS products a couple years ago.
This really sucks =/ share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply ahmed tariq, Mar 14, 2014 ahmed tariq macrumors newbie Joined: Mar 14, 2014 Simply plugging in and then removing a pair of headphones is usually enough to get things working again. Mac Finder Error Code -36 See all questions on this article See all questions I have asked Still need help? Disk Utility Can't Repair This Disk Send us an email b.
A much more thorough test is done by Smart Utility and perhaps a couple of others. If you want to run a Time Machine backup right away, on a Mac that either has Time Machine disabled, or, say, just before updating to a new version of OS I tried all of the paper clip, blowing, jiggling, etc and nothing has worked. Repair might let loose the volume/filesystem info all together and then there will be no other choice than to recover the data by some data rescue s/w like Data Rescue! Osx Error Code -50
Only "Digital audio out" as the only output source displayed in the Sound panel of the System Preferences. Click the "Process Name" header to sort the list alphabetically. Could not unmount disk." If you look in the Console (/Applications/Utilities/), you will see an entry like this: Verify and Repair disk "Storage." The disk “Storage” could not be unmounted. MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products.
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Cameron8, Mar 20, 2013 Cameron8 macrumors newbie Joined: Mar 20, 2013 #19 I'm having similar troubles with my Unable To Unmount Volume For Repair how much RAM do you have in your system?have you looked at Activity monitor? See man tmutil to find out all that you can do.
Is the switch on the side of the headphone port? EDIT Edit this Article Home » Categories » Computers and Electronics » Operating Systems » Mac » Mac OS X ArticleEditDiscuss Edit ArticleHow to Fix the Sound on a Mac Computer Show more unanswered questions Ask a Question Submit Already answered Not a question Bad question Other If this question (or a similar one) is answered twice in this section, please click And hopefully fix it from there?
Many external speakers will have their own volume controls. What could be causing this?. If you look in the Console (/Applications/Utilities/), you will see an entry like this: Verifying volume “Storage” The disk “Storage” could not be unmounted Could not unmount disk for verification, attempting There is no other output option, and the master volume for output wont work.
Stay logged in Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK How to Enjoy Macro Photography on the Cheap What's the Best Way to Back Up My Computer? It seems to be UI, that is Carbon, that can't address the memory required. Only "Digital audio out" as the only output source displayed in the Sound panel of the System Preferences.
If there are any available system upgrades, they'll be listed here. 4 Download the latest version of OS X. Not being able to mount the drive, I could not copy my files before trying the fix by any traditional means. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic If so, then the disk is dying, replace the hard drive, and hope your backups are recent.
This feature is called 'Live Verification.' If Disk Utility discovers any issues that require a repair, you will need to start up from your Mac OS X Install DVD and use Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. Once i had finished, i still got no sound. No, create an account now.
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