How to merge "Untitled" disk with "Macintosh HD" on intel iMac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by clayton620, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. clayton620 macrumors newbie

    Jul 29, 2008
    I just received an iMac from a friend who didn't need it anymore. When I started it up, I noticed there were two hard drives on the desktop: "Macintosh HD" and "Untitled." I know the Untitled is used for running Boot Camp but I don't want to use Windows on this machine. I'd like to erase that drive and move it's memory over to the "Macintosh HD." Any ideas?
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

    Aug 13, 2006
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    Go into Applications, Utilities, Boot Camp Utility, and erase the partition.
  3. clayton620 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 29, 2008
    Ok, I opened up Finder and when I went to Utilities, there was no Boot Camp Utility. There was, however, a disk utility and I opened up that but it wouldn't let me erase the "untitled" disk. All the fields were grayed out and I couldn't do anything except unmount it. Any ideas what's wrong?
  4. harry454 macrumors 6502

    Sep 13, 2007
    it might have been just a external drive unplugged improperly, see if your hardrive size matches your Macintosh hd size

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