Creating a SpinRite Virtual Machine

  • You are running on a Mac using OS X.
  • You have a copy of VMware Fusion to create and run Virtual Machines.
  • You have an ISO file created using the SpinRite.exe binary on a Windows system. If not, please see “I purchased and downloaded the SpinRite program file. Now what?” in the Gibson Research Corporation FAQ.
  • You have an external USB drive with a disk in need of recovery.
/Applications/VMware\ Fusion.app/Contents/Library/vmware-rawdiskCreator create /dev/disk3 fullDevice ~/Desktop/rdm ide

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