The volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired, how to fix?

Posted by Autumn X to Mac Data Recovery on July 21st, 2017

My Macintosh HD was not a viable download location when I tried to download an app from website. So I verified my Macintosh HD in Disk Utility to see if there was any problem with my Macintosh HD. It said it needed repairing. After running First Aid, it said "Disk Utility can't repair this disk ". Then it kept on telling me that "the volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired after 3 attempts".How can I repair Macintosh HD when I'm informed the volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired? There are important data in my Macintosh HD, how can I recover data from the failed Macintosh HD on Mac?

When we are informed that the volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired, we will be eager to repair Macintosh HD. But most of us have no idea about how to repair failed Macintosh HD on Mac. Fortunately, here is the solution to repair failed Macintosh HD.

the volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired

How to fix 'the volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired'?

When there's file system corruption to Macintosh HD, we will be informed that the volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired and we will lose data that stored in the Macintosh HD. We can fix 'the volume Macintosh HD could not be repaired' by reformatting it. But before reformatting Macintosh HD, we have to recover data from crashed or dead Macs. Read on about how to recover data from failed Macintosh HD and repair failed Macintosh HD.

Step 1: Recover data from failed Macintosh HD on Mac

iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery is reliable Mac data recovery software which is able to recover data from failed Macintosh HD on Mac. It can help us to recover documents, photos, videos, music, emails, etc. from Macintosh HD, external hard drive, USB drive, SD card and other storage devices, no matter those drives are corrupted, unmoutable, unreadable, inaccessible, etc. on macOS Catalina 10.15/Mojave 10.14/High Sierra 10.13/Sierra 10.12 and Mac OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7.

Step-by-step guidance to recover data from failed Macintosh HD on Mac

Notice: If the Mac becomes dead, please connect the failed Macintosh HD to another Mac and finish the following steps.

Step 1: Download iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery, and install it on Mac.

Step 2: Launch this Mac data recovery software.

Mac data recovery software - iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 3: Select the failed Macintosh HD and click "Next" button to search for all the data in it.

Step 4: Preview the scanning results, choose files need to be recovered and click "Recover" button to finish data recovery from failed Macintosh HD.

Recover data from failed Macintosh HD on Mac with iBoysoft Mac Data Recovery

Step 2: Repair Macintosh HD by reformatting

After recovering data from failed Macintosh HD successfully, we can repair Macintosh HD by reformatting it.

Step 1: Launch Disk Utility and select the failed Macintosh HD.

Step 2: Choose "Erase" function, complete the related information (name, format, scheme), then click "Erase" button to reformat failed Macintosh HD.

After finishing those steps successfully, the failed Macintosh HD can be repaired without data loss.

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