Deleting a partition on my HD

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Qwerty11, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Qwerty11 macrumors regular

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    So I portioned my HD when I got my iMac. I want to delete the second partition which has never been used. Question is, is there any precautions I should take when doing this? Can I just go to disk utility and delete the partition and disk utility will merge the extra space with the 1st partition?
     
  2. CASLondon macrumors 6502a

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    Apr 18, 2011
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    Yes you can. You're backed up, of course? In Disk Utility you can delete partitions and it will merge the space back to the remaining partition without affecting that data
     

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