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Try this: highlight Macintosh HD and click "+" to add a new partition. Follow the screen to allow the new partition to be added. Do this to prove the OS would let you add a partition. Now highlight the partition just aded and click "-" to delete. Do this to prove the OS would let you delete a partition. If both action were successful, you should be ...


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Preparation: Backup 'Macintosh HD' Start another computer or smartphone and access this page here to follow the instructions. Detach any external drive (especially an external Time Machine backup drive) Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R at startup. The prerequisites are the latest firmware update installed, either ethernet or WLAN ...


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Well, I have another solution; hope it would work fine. Backup Windows data (bootcamp) firstly. Use Bootcamp utility to delete the existing Windows partition. Once you delete it, recreate new Windows partition with Bootcamp a little larger as you desire. Then reinstall Windows.


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Update 3) (I deleted Update 2) I am glad, klanomath posted his answer. For me post, I would have to plagiarize his work. Deuce55 you can ignore this update. It is directed at anyone interest in recovery partitions. There are three types of OS X recovery partitions. They are either internal, external or internet based. Each type has its pros and cons. ...


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If I remember correctly, if the partition type is GUID then you should be able to resize by just dragging the line that divides your partitions. You might need to delete the empty space partition first by clicking on it and hitting the '-' button, but then you should be able to drag the active partition to whatever size you want. Afterwards, you can '+' the ...


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Only way for Yosemite Disk Utility to get 3 partitions I have found is to enter repair mode cmd+R and then manually erase Macintosh HD partition and after that it would be possible to get 3 partitions // Only you will need to reinstall OS X from internet recovery


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For future reference incase anyone else hits this issue, I took the laptop in and the resolution is mechanical. The hard drive cable has to be replaced. Also, if anyone is more comfortable than I am with breaking into the guts of your laptop, that part is roughly $30.00 Thank you everyone for your help!


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To use sparsebundles and Time Machine backups, a NAS must support AFP and one must mount the share using the AFP protocol. AFP supports metadata transport that is not carried via SMB shares. CIF/SMB should be used with Windows-based systems. AFP should be used with Apple systems whenever possible. While you might be able to create a sparsebundle and use it ...


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Hate to say it, buddy, but if disk0 and base system are all you got, and if base system is part of disk0, your MacBook Pro isn't seeing your hard drive. Reset the SMC if you can (Shift+Control+Option+Power while plugged in, then press power again after releasing all keys.) But if that doesn't work, it's either the SATA controller, the connection to the ...


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Where did you fail? Where ever you could. The disks are GPT. Windows thinks they are MBR. Apple/Microsoft set it up this way. This means you can not use anything from Microsoft to change the partitions on the disks. If changes are going to be made to the partitions, the software used must come from Apple. The only exception is windows can format partitions. ...


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Theoretically everything is fine with your Fusion Drive. Fusion Drives look like this. Disk0 is your SSD with 121 GB and disk1 is your HDD with ~1 TB (~1.121 TB summed up). The larger parts of your SSD (disk0s2) and your HDD (disk1s2) are pooled to a CoreStorage LVG (Fusion Drive: disk3) with a size of 967.8 GB. The rest is reserved for EFIs, a Recovery HD ...


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Set your Disk utility in to Debug mode. Now you should be able to "see" the hidden partitions like EFI and the Recovery HD. To enable the Debug mode use your Terminal: Enter the following command at the Terminal prompt: defaults write com.apple.DiskUtility DUDebugMenuEnabled 1 Needless to say, there is a reason for those partitions to be hidden, so do ...


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Disk Utility should be able to burn an ISO with no problem. There are a couple of ways. open Disk utility and drag the .ISO file to the left pane of the disk utility window once it shows up there, click on it and click "Burn" If there is no Icon for Burn it should be in one of the Disk Utility Menus OR OPEN the .ISO from the Disk Utility File menu ...


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I recommend: Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R at startup. The prerequisites are the latest firmware update installed, either ethernet or WLAN (WPA/WPA2) and a router with DHCP activated. On a 50 Mbps-line it takes about 4 min (presenting a small animated globe) to boot into the recovery netboot image which is loaded from an apple ...


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Boot into Recovery Mode (hold down Command+R on startup) . Restore your computer or try to partion it through the Recovery HD.


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I recommend you backup your data before you running the command below Repair disk via Disk Utility App in Recovery Mode if needed and then run this command in terminal diskutil resizeVolume disk0s2 0b


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yeah I can get rid of it by enter to disk utility and then click at Grey bar of diskOs4, then go to Erase and Erase it, then go to Main macintosh HD and go to "Partition" and look at that space and delete it. PS. I don't know you will success but I can.


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To be able to create a multi-boot environment you have to revert from a CoreStorage partition layout to a standard partition layout. Start to internet recovery mode by pressing altcmdR while booting. Open Terminal.app in the menubar Utilities → Terminal enter diskutil cs revert LVUUID and hit the ⏎ key. (LVUUID is the Logical Volume UUID. You get it by ...


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Same problem here. I have Macbook Pro, 15 inch, 2009 model. Was on Maverick, upgraded carefully (prepped and cleaned). Upgrade went fine, was able to use it a day, then no boot. I had installed an OWC SSD inside, put in a couple of years ago, and trim enabled. On trying to start, gray screen, no icon. Here is what I tried (along with help from Apple): ...


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The first thing I try is testdisk. Choose the advanced mode, I find my files all are there. Cheers! I copy them all out. Then I try further to get the disk repaired so that it show all files. But further try on testdisk results nothing. Then I google a little more. And find ntfs is more compatible in windows. So I mount the disk on windows and use ...


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Partition Mac HD again as small as u can. Once that is complete hit the revert key then the unerasable portion will be able to b deleted by clicking the minus button underneath. Wait for that process to be complete. It will look like nothing happened at first. Leave the screen by clicking the first aid button. Then go back and all partitions should be gone ...


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The snap shot of the distutil output helps, but I would have also included the output from the commands: sudo gpt -r show /dev/disk0 sudo fdisk /dev/disk0 Either command would give me the exact start and size of disk0s1. I have read that the EFI partition is not necessary to boot to OS X. My recovery flash drive does not have an EFI partition and I can ...


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I am astonished about complexity of this problem (see @klanomath answer) and easiness to create it. So I tried to play with it and find a work around and succeed. My problem was the following: I had 500GB disk on which I created 150GB Macintosh HD and 350GB of "free space" using Disk Utility. When I tried to format the free space and pressed Apply it ...


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Only you can answer that question. Ask your self: --are you creating (generating) new data files daily, that absolutely have to be saved on the external drive instantly/Daily? --beyond using the iCloud or Apples Time Machine or other online storage. YES- use the professional backup No- use the Disk Utility on occasion (few times a year)- detach the ...


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DiskUtility is pretty bare-bones when it comes to duplication. You can use it to create a clone, but you have to kick it off manually, and that's about the limit of its features. Both CCC and SuperDrive have a pretty similar feature set, which includes a lot of features required for convenient backups, like: Scheduling Filtering files Support for bootable ...


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I would like to know as well as Parted Magic purports to be able to zero the data on an ssd (flash). Not add zeros to the data but to release the electrons in the cells containing "1's"


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Short Story: Use DiskWarrior My computer crashed and damaged directory files on my external hard drive. So it wouldn't mount but I could see it in Disk Utility (altho it wouldn't repair). Paid the $120 for the diskwarrior, went thru everything and it was fine. Gives you a preview to grab files too before they go in and fix the bug. Worth the money.


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You can not do this on an active partition. You need to boot into Recovery Mode which will let you delete the unwanted partition and resize the main partition. Select the whole drive then the Partition tab. http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT4718 PS Make sure you have a Time Machine backup before doing anything.


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You could create another partition that's the size of the other half of the disk. Then, because you can't merge your boot disk, you could make a GParted live USB, boot from it, and merge it.


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Most obvious reason is your primary partition is full. Can't shrink a partition to smaller than it's contents, and you will need some extra space for rearrangement. Empty the trash (Finder, Mail, iPhoto etc), delete apps you don't need, delete downloads you no longer need etc. You may still have problems resizing the partition as a full partition leaves ...


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Things to check for. Some Raid devices are set/Fixed for only one type of Raid 0 or 1. You should check the box and see if this can be used for anything other than Raid 1. Also there maybe software from WD on the drive that will change the Raid for you. If the WD is not hardware locked to be only a Raid 1 and you are unable to find WD software you can try ...


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Wipe free space, and then try repartitioning. I'm sure that's all the defrag did that mattered.


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I use a app called OmniDisk Sweeper. It allows me to find all files and delete the one I do not want. In case of a application I use the AppCleaner application that not only deletes the app but all associated stuff with it.


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Not really sure whether this is truly an answer to your question, but this Applescript works for me, run as an App. set RAMDisk to "RAM_Disk" as text tell application "Finder" if not {exists disk RAMDisk} then set VolumeName to RAMDisk set SizeInMB to 1024 set NumSectors to ((2 * 1024 * SizeInMB)) set DeviceName to do ...


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For safety's sake, make a good backup before continuing. I really agree with @bmike, I'd like to say, "re-enable file vault" is a bad idea, because it's Unencrypted originally, and also "file vault 2" has so many horrible bugs. if every thing is OK, diskutil cs resizeStack 8F5A679C-06AB-44CC-BD46-33E327446D80 0g should work


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The reason is that disk0 contains your actual drive. If you look there, you see that only 125.4 GB of space is allocated to the "Core Storage". Disk 1 is the logical volume (Macintosh HD) which resides in disk0s2 (also named Macintosh HD) so deleting disk1 won't be what you want to accomplish and the tool is preventing you from deleting that "logical ...


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If your disks have non-critical data you can live without, and you just want to wipe them clean, use Disk Utility. If you're not in a rush use the Secure Erase/Zero Fill option as this will take any bad sectors out of use that may have formed since you acquired the drives. Alternatively, if you have data you really need to access, try DiskWarrior as it can ...


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In Disk Utility Then rename resulted .cdr file to .iso Should work with VLC and Windows too


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Personally, I would steer clear of Yosemite for a few more months. Look at all the complaints about it in the App Store review section. I've never seen anything that negative before. Your disk could be failing, but it probably just lost some linked files. I use Scannerz to test my drive periodically because I'm paranoid, even with Time Machine in place. ...


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I use MacTheRipper to copy DVD and Handbrake convert to suitable formats for viewing on iPad etc. I do not know how it would handle copy protection.


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Did you notice that the interesting bits in the discussion seem to point to Disk Repair having performed a TRIM because Trim Enabler was installed? User jimsander says: My guess is it's a result of the 3rd party TRIM enabler - just did Disk Utility --> Repair on my machine (MacBook 2008 w/ Lion + Crucial SSD) and it didn't say it did a TRIM. It would ...


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Try to partition the disk first. If fails then by using Vendor and Product IDs of you flash drive find manufacturers' utility to perform low-level format. You will need Windows for that.



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