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    MacLovin85's Avatar
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    Apr 06, 2009
    South Ashfield, Room 302
    MacBook Pro, 4GB RAM, 256MB nVidia Graphics, 250 HDD
    Exclamation Merge partitions back together?
    Hey guys,

    I've tried to install Windows 7 through Boot Camp. But something went wrong halfway into it and Windows 7 installed and took over my laptop (instead of asking for drivers or having the Boot Camp icon in order to go back to Mountain Lion).

    Needless to say, I had to stick my Install disk to format the partition I made for Windows: but now I have a partitioned 50GBs of space which I cannot undo no matter where I click.

    What can I do?

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    dtravis7's Avatar
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    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OS10.13 iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OS10.13 , iPad Pro 10.5", iPhone 5s,
    You could have just rebooted and held down the Option key and selected your OSX partition. You can drag the OSX partition all the way down and get back the space in Disk Utility in OSX. If you need help let us know.

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    bobtomay's Avatar
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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
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    Or you could have gone back into BootCamp and had it restore the partition back to the primary partition.
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