Commonly used to refer to Disk Utility.app, an application included with OS X.

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How to turn off verification after DVD burning on OS X?

I use the built in DVD burner from OS X. Whenever I burn a disk, it is verified after burning. Nice, but I am usually quicker in verifying myself with a bit more human, maybe more error prone ...
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Warning while using Disk Utility to verify permissions on Snow Leopard

I was using Disk Utility to do a "Verify Permission" and I got the following message: Warning: SUID file "System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/ARDAgent" has ...
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Cannot resize OS X partition

I am trying to resize my existing Mac OS Extended partition on my Macbook to install Windows 7 (using steps similar to these), but when ever I go to apply the changes, I get this error: ...
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Upgrading to Snow Leopard without an Optical Drive

So I have carefully read Josh's answers on question 35108, Upgrade to Snow Leopard Without a CD Drive But when I am in Disk Utility, it says "This disk contains the startup volume and can't be ...
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Hard Drive Bad Sector marking utility [closed]

I already have Windows XP, During installing Ubuntu(dual boot) the disk drive just stuck up at one place and doesn't seem to move ahead.. Is there a disk bad sector mark utility that just marks these ...
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What does input/output error mean with Disk Utility

I began trying to backup my dvd collection to an external hard drive. I do this my making disk images(.iso) from the dvds. To do this I use disk utility > new image > save as dvd/cd master. Started ...
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Input/output error using Mac Disk Utility?

I began trying to backup my dvd collection to an external hard drive. I do this my making disk images(.iso) from the dvds. To do this I use disk utility > new image > save as dvd/cd master. Started ...
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How is OS X Disk Utility's secure erase mode in comparison to other commerical secure delete methods/apps?

Within OS X, the utility Disk Utility has a secure erase for hard drive formatting. It has 1,7, and 33 pass options, which to my knowledge are very good writting random data to the drive. What does ...
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Boot/System partition resizer [closed]

Are there any free utilities(like Partition Magic) to resize the boot/system partitions on Windows XP?