Merge Partition without lose any data?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by leo1703, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. leo1703 macrumors newbie

    Jun 3, 2012
    Hi, i have 2 partition on my Mac 1st. 200GB with Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and the 2nd. 50GB with Leopard 10.5.0. I want to merge this partitions and keeps all data from 1st partition (10.6.8). is that possible??
  2. yetanotherdave macrumors 68000


    Apr 27, 2007
    Bristol, England
    Yes, make a copy of any data you want to keep from the 10.5 partition, remove it in disk utility, increase the space of the 10.6 partition to use the space that was 10.5.

    The 10.6 partition will retain all its data, you will lose anything (that you haven't backed up) from the 10.5 partition.

    As always, backup both partitions though, incase you go wrong somewhere!
  3. leo1703 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 3, 2012
    hi, imean without formating. cause i dont have 150GB to backup

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