Mac operating system is divided into certain segments and these multiple segments are loaded in the memory with the help of segment loader. However, in some cases the segment loader fails to load the segments and throws error messages on your system screen.
In a practical while trying to start your Macbook, you may come across the following error message:
"Segment loader error"
The error message occurs because of segment loader issues. It might be an outcome of certain file system inconsistencies or corrupted B-tree. This error also occurs if you are upgrading your Mac OSX hard drive thereby making it bigger than 8 GB in size. Due to this error message your macbook fails to boot and you could not access your precious files. This error indicates that the segment loader is facing problems in performing its routine tasks and as such you will have to take necessary steps to solve the problem.
If the error has occurred due to upgrading of Mac hard disk you can backup all your data and restart your system with the help of mac restore disk. After that by using disk utility create partitions of your hard disk and the first partition should not be larger than 8 GB. Then, finally install the mac operating system over the first partition. However, if error is occurring due to file system inconsistencies take the help of disk utility and also run fsck. If you are still getting "Segment loader error" you should format the mac hard disk and do a fresh installation of mac OSX.
As formatting will erase entire system data, you will have to restore the lost data by using a valid or updated backup. If backup is invalid, you will to look for other options which easily recover all types of lost, deleted, or formatted files and documents from your Macbook. Mac data recovery is a highly advanced tool which employs effective scanning techniques to recover lost or corrupted mac data from almost all data loss scenarios. Moreover, these applications have simple and user-friendly interface which helps even non-technical users in efficiently implementing the software.
Processor: Intel Power PC (G4 or later)
Operating System: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard, 10.4 Tiger, and 10.3.9 Panther
Memory: 256 MB
Hard Disk: 40Mb