New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Discussion of Classic or running Windows, Linux and other OSes on the Mac.

deleting Bootbamp partition and VMware fusion


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
hassellg

 
Member Since: May 20, 2010
Posts: 2
hassellg is on a distinguished road

hassellg is offline
Hi guys,
After trying to run windows through bootcamp and through fusion I have totally given up. Was wondering what the best way to delete the partition and fusion along with the vista operating system was. I used Time Machine to back up my computer before this fiasco. Would it be better to just reformat everything using the Mac Os X disc and then restore via time machine or just delete bootcamp and fusion manually? Or would it make any difference at all? Not sure if deleting manually would take all the junk off and make operating speed back to what it was before. Help appreciated.

Thanks
QUOTE Thanks
pjhutch

 
Member Since: Aug 04, 2007
Posts: 254
pjhutch has a little shameless behaviour in the past

pjhutch is offline
Use disk utility to reformat the partition, that will get rid of everything on it.
QUOTE Thanks
scathe

 
scathe's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 12, 2009
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Posts: 1,096
scathe is a jewel in the roughscathe is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: 2,4Ghz 15" unibody

scathe is offline
not reformat the partition, remove reformat just cleans out the partitions. To remove a partition with Disk Utility, you just click the minus sign below the visual representation.

However, you can just run the Boot Camp utility from Mac OS and it provides an option to remove the partition, doesn't it?
QUOTE Thanks
chscag

 
chscag's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 23, 2008
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 38,893
chscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, 3 iPods, OS X Mavericks

chscag is offline
To the OP:

Take scathe's advice and use the Boot Camp assistant from OS X to remove the partition and restore the space. Using Disk Utility to mess with partitions may wind up getting you into trouble leading to a complete reinstall of OS X.

Also, if you were having difficulties installing Windows, why not ask here? Perhaps someone could assist you in getting it installed.

Regards.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Financial software for the imac | Applescript and Ubuntu .. can it work? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
VMware Fusion 3 won't drag & drop Boomzilla Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 1 12-26-2009 08:11 PM
VMWare Fusion Extra Partition WKMENT Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 3 03-12-2009 02:07 AM
deleting boot camp partition through vmware Lummus06 Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 4 09-11-2008 12:17 PM
VMware Fusion running Bootcamp partition Thundermoon1994 Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 3 09-19-2007 10:31 PM
VMWare Fusion and Parallels in the same Bootcamp partition? ernani Switcher Hangout 0 09-01-2007 01:45 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:06 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?