Reclaiming Bootcamp Partition

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Aksta, May 1, 2015.

  1. Aksta macrumors regular

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    Surrey, UK
    #1
    I am trying to reclaim some greyed out space on my hard drive which was vacated due to boot camp. When I drag and extend the partition and click on apply it gives me a

    Partition failed with the error: Couldn't modify partition map because file system verification failed.

    Any ideas how I can get it back?
     
  2. Freyqq macrumors 68040

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    #2
    Post a screenshot of disk utility in the partition tab. That would really help see the issue.
     
  3. FastEddiebags macrumors 6502

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    #3
    Are you trying to get rid of your bootcamp? If so, just go back to bootcamp assistant and click the uninstall option.
     
  4. Aksta thread starter macrumors regular

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    #4
    In the end I just did a re install / recovery and when i tried to do a drag resize it let me do it.
     

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