[X Newbies] Disappearing files

Vincent Cayenne vcayenne at mac.com
Mon Jun 16 11:21:58 PDT 2003

At 1:54p -0400 2003.06.16, TheMacintoshLady wrote:
>When Disk Warrior fixed the directory, it removes the files and places
>them into memory. If something goes wrong and the computer freezes,
>crashes or otherwise loses power, you can lose the whole shebang, drivers
>included and end up with your drive disappearing.

But you absolutely should contact Alsoft! They seem to categorically 
state <http://www.alsoft.com/DiskWarrior/details.html> that this is 
not possible:
>Why Alsoft DiskWarrior is the Only Answer
>DiskWarrior's ability to rebuild your directory and recover lost 
>files and folders is unrivaled. DiskWarrior rebuilds your directory 
>based upon the data it finds in the old directory and verifies your 
>rebuilt directory to ensure that it is error free. And DiskWarrior's 
>patent-pending preview allows you to preview your disk in the Finder 
>as it will appear after the directory is repaired but before any 
>changes are made to the disk. With DiskWarrior, there is never a 
>risk of losing directory data and
>thus never a risk of losing access to your files.
'tis as said. [Reality is defined by being described]

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