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    Cool Steps to backup data, remove partition & reload OS

    I am running 10.6.8 on a MacBook (black). I originally had it dual boot - running Windows via VM Ware and OS X. I am running out of disk on the Mac and never use Windows so I want to reclaim the space. Do I need to reload or does Mac OS X dynamically recover the space? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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    You weren't dual booting if you had Windows installed using VMWare. If you remove the Windows VM and then uninstall VMWare you should reclaim that space automatically.

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