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You have not actually installed Windows. Your image shows the BOOTCAMP partition is MS-DOS (FAT) formatted. If Windows installed, the partition would be NTFS formatted. At some point during the installation, did you tell Windows to format the BOOTCAMP partition? See step 4 here and "Format the Windows partition" step here. If you skip this step, you will ...


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Remove all external disks (just for safety reasons). If possible also remove all internal disks except the boot disk or "refresh" your backups. The proposed command (dd) used improperly can be deadly for your data. Open Terminal.app and get the disk identifier of the disk containing the DVD partition: diskutil list Unmount the disk: #replace diskX by ...


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No need to navigate out of current folder, just enter the fdisk command without the sudo, i.e. : fdisk -e /dev/disk0 This will hopefully work, don't be worried if you get a message about MBR not accessible, you should be under the fdisk command prompt, enter 'p' you should then see all your partitions. Among those partitions you should see one named ...


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Try to return everything back: diskutil resizevolume disk0s2 R and then: diskutil resizeVolume disk0s2 480G jhfsx InstallOSX 10G Resizing a volume that is currently set as the computer’s startup disk will invalidate that setting; use the Startup Disk System Preferences panel or bless (8) to reset the resized volume as the startup disk.


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You show in your posted image that the partition is encrypted. I was unaware a partition could be encrypted without using core storage. Anyway, I believe the correct command to fix your drive is given below. sudo diskutil resizevolume /dev/disk0s2 R The command should move /dev/disk0s3 to the bottom of disk0 while resizing /dev/disk0s2 to maximum ...


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I got it to work by using gptsync (downloaded from here). When I booted into recovery mode, I could open the terminal and run ./gptsync /dev/disk0. This created a hybrid MBR/GPT and allowed me to install Windows.


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A pretty decent method to remove a partition is using a saw: In the above example the repairman forgot to dismantle the disk properly and all partitions were lost. Smaller saws like a precision mechanical saw reduce the risk of cutting away your precious OS X partitions. So to delete the partition you have to remove the hard disk from your Mac and ...


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I had this issue and couldn't resolve it this way because I had a 4gb swap drive (ubuntu linux) that needed to be turned off before disk utility could remove it. Steps: boot to to Ubuntu Live CD (I used an EFI boot via usb) open gparted via terminal $ sudo gparted look for a partition with a key symbol on it's same line right click the key symbol and ...


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In Disk Utility find the HDD you are trying to format in the left hand column. Select the disk and not the volume - that appears as child under it - to repartition it. Just choosing the volume erases or replaces the file system but not the partition table type. This may apparently fail if the partition map is mal-formed. If you feel confident with ...



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