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TechTool Protogo

Micromat wants to put that spare iPod of yours to work. TechTool Protogo turns any portable media device (iPod, FireWire drive, USB key) into an industrial strength Mac troubleshooter. TechTool Protogo will format the device and enable it to boot Classic Macs (running OS 9 or earlier), PPC OS X Ma...

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TechTool Pro 4.5 Announced

Micromat today announced an update to their top-of-the-line system diagnostic and repair software TechTool Pro, bringing the utility to Universal Binary status. As a repair technician, I use TechTool daily to repair corrupted drive volumes, detect failing disks, and stress-test hardware. Although ve...

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Micromat TechTool Protege

I service a lot of Macintosh computers. For years, I've been carrying around a portable firewire hard drive (most recent is the small 80GB Lacie one) with a firewire cable. I can easily boot off the "Tools" partition I've created on the FWHD with all my disk tools installed on it: DiskWarr...

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