How to get back space on hard drive

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by hiddenfury, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. hiddenfury macrumors newbie

    Oct 16, 2011
    I was trying to install snow leopard onto my macbook pro 13 in which runs os lion by partitioning my hard drive. I accidentally made the snow leopard partition too big (about 140 gb) so I deleted it and then I tried to increase my original partition back to its original size. However, now it says I used 309 Gb out of 320 Gb of my hard drive. How can I repair this? Thanks
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    Lion puts a recovery partition on the HDD, and it hides it.
  3. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    Hold down you 'option/alt' while booting up and the lion record will show.

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