3 Useful Solutions Fix The Volume Macintosh HD was Found Corrupt and Needs to be Repaired Error

2021-02-01
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Summary: The article below will show all useful solutions to fix the volume Macintosh HD was found corrupt and needs to be repaired error and backup your data with Bitwar Data Recovery Software for Mac!

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Error Message: Volume Macintosh HD Corrupted and Need Repaired

We all understand that First Aid is a build-in tool that helps verify and fix disk errors, so if you face the Macintosh HD volume disk error, you need to run the First Aid in the recovery mode as soon as possible.

Therefore, whenever you cannot boot your Mac, you will sometimes encounter the error message: The Volume Macintosh HD was found corrupt and needs to be repaired and followed by the next error message: File system check exit code is 8. So when this happens, you will need to recover your data to a safe location to prevent data loss.

3 Useful Solutions to Fix and Repair “The volume Macintosh HD was Found Corrupt and Needs to be Repaired” Error

Solution 1: Recovery Mode

First, you can try to fix the Macintosh HD Volume in recovery mode, which is the safest way to fix it.

Step 1: Press Command + R keys simultaneously until you heard a beep sound to reboot your Mac system in the recovery mode.

command R key

Step 2: Choose the Disk Utility from the Utility menu.

Step 3: Choose the Macintosh HD volume and tap on the First Aid option.

first aid

Step 4: There will show up all the errors and follow the guided steps until there are no window errors.

Fixing the volume Macintosh HD was found corrupt and needs to be repaired error in recovery mode will take a longer time and when it is fixed, please remember to restart your Mac again.

Recover Data with Mac Recovery Tool

If the above solution cannot fix the issue, recover all your data before going to the second solution because it will require you to reformat and reinstall your MacOS. Therefore, we will ask you to use a reliable and efficient data recovery tool such as Bitwar Data Recovery for Mac.

This brilliant software can restore any data like images, videos, audios, Xls, PDF files from any internal and external storage media. Besides, it is simple and user-friendly for everyone to use!

Step 1: Download and Install the data recovery software from Bitwarsoft Download Center.

Step 2: Choose the Disk Drive or Partition and click on the Next button.

Select Partition

Step 3. Select the Scan mode and continue with the Next button.

Scan Mode

Step 4. Select the File type you wish to recover, followed by the Next button.

File Type

Step 5Preview and Select the file you want. Then click on the Recover button to operate.

Photo File

IMPORTANT NOTE: Recover the file to a new file location instead of the old location to prevent DATA OVERWRITTEN.

Solution 2: Reformat the corrupted Mac HD

Step 1: Restart the Mac system in recovery mode again.

Step 2: Select Disk Utility from the macOS utility and tap Continue.

Step 3: Select the Mac HD drive from the sidebar.

Step 4: Click on the Erase option.

erase disk

Step 5: Follow instructions given by the system to reformat the drive.

Step 6: Restart your Mac after reformatting.

Solution 3: Reinstall Mac OS

Step 1: Start the Mac system in the recovery mode.

Step 2: Choose Reinstall macOS option from the macOS utility menu.

Step 3: Follow the instructions and reinstall the OS.

reinstall macos

Step 4: Once the reinstallation is done, Reboot your Mac.

Fix-It Up!

All the solutions mentioned above should be able to overcome the volume Macintosh HD was found corrupt and needs to be repaired error, in case it isn’t able to fix it, you need to replace the drive with a new one!

Moreover, make sure you remember to backup your important data from the drive first with Bitwar Data Recovery Software for Mac before proceeding to the second and third solutions to prevent any data loss on your Mac system.

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