Data Recovery from Unusable DVD Disk in Mac
The DVD RAM refers to a DVD format, where you can constantly store and delete data. Such DVD disks can be used by most of the DVD RAM drive install Mac OS X computer. You can use Mac OS X to format the DVD RAM and write new data on it.
This is a new feature added in Mac OS X operating system. In some situations, you might come across some errors while trying to write data on the disks and the writing process fails. The error message shows that the disk can not be modified. In these cases, you are suggested to backup all of the critical data from disk as the solution might need to format the drive.
If you have not proper backup or the backup fails, you are required to opt for Mac Recovery solutions to get your mission critical data back.
In such situations, you can still read some of your data from the drive and copy the readable data to other drive, but you can not copy data to it. The error message you encounter is:
'The disc "Ram" could not be modified'
After this error message, all of the running process on this drive gets terminated and the drive becomes completely inaccessible.
Grounds of the issue
You might come across this error message and above mentioned behavior of Mac OS X due to the following reasons:
The DVD RAM is using UDF (Universal Disk Format) format
The DBD RAM disk caddy is incorrect
Nevertheless the cause of this issue, it is most important things to perform Mac Recovery by sorting out the issue.
Depending upon the cause of the issue, you can go for below given solutions:
You need to make sure that the proper DVD Ram disk caddy is used. This should be the one, which is provided with your Mac OS X computer. Your disk should be in caddy to carry out any disk operation.
If this issue is due to the UDF format, you can format it to Mac OS X (HFS+ file system) to perform write operation. You can check out the disk format using File menu, Show Info in Finder.
You should completely backup all the data before formatting the hard drive, in the else case, you will lose of your mission critical data. In such situations, Mac Data Recovery comes for your help. This is best possible using Mac Recovery software that are completely safe and easy to use.
Stellar Phoenix Macintosh Data Recovery is the most effective tool to recover lost data from all sorts of storage devices. It Recovers data from HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper and FAT file system volumes. This software is compatible with Mac OS X 105. 10.4 and Mac OS X 10.3.9.
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