3 Solutions when Mac system shows “Invalid node structure” Error Message

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When a failed Mac hard disk drive blocks you from accessing files and data, you might use the Mac disk utility tool to repair the drive. But, Sometimes, the tool itself might fail to repair the failed hard disk. 

Meanwhile, you can get an error message like “ Invalid node structure”, indicating the corruption in the hard disk directory structure.

As soon as this error comes up on your Mac, your data can be compromised too. We have looked into four solutions to prevent this error by adequately fixing the failed Mac hard disk drive.

Can the error “Invalid Node structure” cause Data Loss?

Undoubtedly, when this error blocks you from accessing your files in the mac system, your files and the system can be compromised. 

  • Files, folders or applications are missing 
  • Mac may work slow
  • Screen freeze
  • The system does not boot 

We have looked into four solutions to prevent this error by adequately fixing the failed Mac hard disk drive. 

1. FSCK utility 

Other than Disk utility, Mac has another useful utility for disk repair known as FSCK utility. It can list out corrupted file systems. To use the File system check command for disk repair, Restart Mac> When system boot, Press Keys “Command and S”> in single-user mode, input “fsck -fy”> After prompt “File system was modified” appears, relaunch “fsck -fy”. As the message- “the volume appears to be OK”, exit the Single User Mode. 

2. Format Mac

Formatting a hard disk can clear the older corrupted file system and place them with a new and healthy file system. Although, formatting the hard disk will clear the entire data. So, before you opt for this solution, backup all the essential data to eliminate data loss. 

3. Resort to professional 

When both of the solutions fail to recover your inaccessible hard disk, The best you can do is consult a specialist who can offer customized solutions. 

Final words 

Undoubtedly, Mac hard drives can go through corruption and multiple errors due to physical or logical errors. An updated backup data will always keep your data accessible even when a data loss catastrophe takes place. You never know what error will show up on your Mac. Avoiding data recovery tools will be a wise choice to increase recovery success rates.

Let Techchef be your Specialist 

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