Are you facing Mac OS X 10.4.2 file system corruption ? There must be lots of files on the Mac drive that have become inaccessible. There are many causes of corruption in the Mac drive which includes the accidental shut down of the system, any error in the partitioning process, any virus infection. When the hard disk has become too old the number of bad sector increases and leads to corruption. The Mac OS X 10.4.2 file system corruption can be fixed by using the internal Mac disk utility which can deal with minor issues how you may need to format the card in order to remove the corruption. It also deletes all the files so you would be looking to recover the files when the Mac OS X 10.4.2 file system corruption is fixed. The time machine can be used to recover the copy of the lost files but if it is not working then you can use the Mac data recovery software to scan the Mac drive for the deleted files that gives the preview. You can choose the files for recovery and they will be restored. So you should download the software and use it now.