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Old Nov 6, 2007, 07:48 AM   #1
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how do you delete a partition in leopard?

Hi guys, ive never been a big user of disk utility, i know you can resize and delete partitions in leopard now. I have an unused extended partition on my boot disk, how do i now delete it with the new disk utility and retrieve the space? i couldnt find it in help or support site :S, thanks
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Old Nov 6, 2007, 07:57 AM   #2
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i think it is through boot camp, but don't quote me on that.
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Old Nov 6, 2007, 08:35 AM   #3
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no such luck bootcamp just says it can only work with a single partition, or merge a windows partition, but not an hfs. i assume its done with the restore function but not exactly sure how
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select the partition in disk utility and hit the minus button
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Old Nov 6, 2007, 09:51 AM   #5
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don you mean the minus button under the raid tab? thats the only minus i can see but this isn't a raid setup?
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But as always make sure you read any warnings and have a backup just in case
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ah, stoopid me, selecting the partition, not the drive, doh, worked a treat, thanks
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