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"First Aid" in Mac Disk Utility is Blank!

I opened up my Disk Utility in Mac OS 10.4, and the First Aid tab comes up blank when I select a volume. The same with Erase. When I click off, then back on to the First Aid tab, the program essentially freezes. Anybody else have this problem? It's a weird one. Thanks.

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Yes, that is very weird.
First thing I would try is tossing the preferences. Find the file "com.apple.DiskUtility.plist" in your home directory "Library/Preferences" folder.
If that does not work: Do you have more than one volume on your computer? Does this happen with every volume?
You could also try to boot from the OS CD (or the restore CD that came with your computer). Disk Utility is available under the "installer" menu. Don't run the installer, just look for the "disk utility". If that also does not work, then there may be something wrong with logic board.

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