Do you see annoying spinning disk pointer or spinning wait cursor on Mac OS X while accessing files, starting applications, or working with applications? Does your system stop responding with a spinning wait cursor and you need to do force reboot? Such situations may occur due to low system resources. In some cases, it occurs due to damage or missing system data structures. In such cases, you cannot access your significant data from Mac hard drive and need Mac Data Recovery to get your data recovered.
The spinning wait cursor is actually a process indicator in Mac OS X, where the mouse pointer changes to a rotating color wheel or a spinning beach ball. It generally indicates that the system is busy with extremely processor-intensive activity. Usually the beach ball disappears in 5-10 seconds, depending upon the speed of your processor. When any application gets busy with the system events, you see such behavior. Sometimes, it is also known as “Beach Ball of Death.”
If the spinning wait cursor takes over the entire system, then it may indicate some serious problems with your Mac computer. It occurs every time when you start any application or access your hard drive volume, making your system unusable. You may come across this behavior of Mac OS X operating system due to any of the below reasons:
Damaged permissions of your user account. Due to the corruption to user permissions, Mac OS X cannot access the required objects or it takes too much time.
Directory of Mac hard drive is damaged. Because of the same, operating system cannot access a clean file system.
In order to get your valuable data back, you need to fix these issues through Mac Recovery.
Try out the following things to work around this problem:
Repair damaged permissions of your Mac account through Disk Utility. Disk Utility is an in-built tool in Mac OS X that is used to fix hard drive and OS related issues.
Repair disk directory using any third party tool or format the hard drive and reinstall operating system.
Formatting may fix the problem but also removes all the files form hard drive and create needs of Data Recovery Mac. You can perform absolute recovery of lost data through Mac Recovery Software. They perform safe and easy recovery in all data loss scenarios.
Stellar Phoenix Macintosh Data Recovery is a comprehensive application that ensures perfect recovery in all Mac data loss situations. It recovers data from HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper, and FAT file system volumes. The software is designed for Mac OS X 10.6, 10.5, 10.4, and 10.3.9.