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There is no uninstall per-se for any OS X installation. You can just boot into your other OS to test that it boots before deleting your current OS partition. I can't speak to any changes that Yosemite has made to your Mac or the recovery partition, but I'd start with powering it off and then booting while holding the option key. From that boot manager, you ...


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No you cannot. I resorted to every resource and i don't know why but it seems that win8.1 messes up the partition (ExFAT) rendering it unusable beyond repair... either that or Mavericks messes it up when copying itunes backup to it...


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If your partition turned into Logical Volume Group (you can't resize or delete Yosemite partition), you can revert partition type with few command line. Open Terminal type "diskutil corestorage list" Find Yosemite partition UUID string. type "diskutil corestorage revert " Your Yosemite partition is now revert to default partition type. Now, you can resize ...


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The reason that everyone always harps on creating a backup before running any kind of partition command is that if something goes wrong, then generally every thing is gone. I have preformed this kind of operation on PC's many times, generally it has gone well, but the two times over the years the process glitched the partition table was destroyed. Once I ...


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Yes you can repartition without losing data. Using Disk Utility, perform a repair on your drive to make sure the drive is free of errors (even better, use Diskwarrior if you have a copy). Then unmount your drive but don't eject it. Select the drive in the left hand pane, then go to the Partition tab. On the Partition Layout section click on the "+" to create ...


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You can use the same folder for Mac and Windows versions of iTunes. I would recommend use the exactly same version though. Here is more info on how use it through the network: http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20070424081346722. It's the same logic, but you will be using the same local folder instead a network shared one.


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I contacted Apple Support and got this solution directly from them. It's a simple fix, actually. WARNING: ONLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS IF YOU HAVE EITHER: Backed up the precious contents of your drive, or... After a thoughtful and deliberate count to 10, decided you couldn't care less about the worthless contents of your drive. Reboot into Recovery ...


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If you used installed OS X on your SSD from a bootable hard drive partition that was cloned from an install DVD, nothing else residing on your hard drive will be copied over without you knowing about it. The only time user data is copied over onto a new drive is when transferring from a Time Machine volume or a disk in Thunderbolt/Firewire Target mode - ...


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Try to run Disk utility upon system start up, this may increase functionality. So delete second volume and extend Macintosh HD by dragging it down to make as a single unit. Also repair disk and permissions. From the screenshot I noticed that you selected your boot disk, which is not possible to edit while OS is running, however second split of HD should be ...


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Well, just I case this happens to someone else. It seems Yosemite (beta 1) messes up with the HDD, as Fyrefly pointed out, Apple_CoreStorage represents two disks acting as one (for speeding up a HDD with an SSD). My MacBook Pro only has one HDD so that's strange. After I deleted the recovery partition I rebooted my MacBook Pro and it died. So the only ...


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The simple solution is to reformat the whole disk and reinstall Mavericks from scratch. Doing so will get your Mavericks recovery partition back and you can migrate your data back from time machine. I get the feeling you don't want to do that however?


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I think most disk imaging utilities will do what you are looking to achieve. Try Partition Magic or Macrium Reflect. In fact I know for sure that Partition Magic will automatically estimate the needed and resize the space as needed based on the original hard disk (and its partition) and the destination disk.


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I've just had a simlilar issue, I solved it by following @vdr tip but it required slight mods Open Terminal and run $diskutil list diskutil will return somthing simliar to /dev/disk0 : TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *128.0 GB disk0 1: ...


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Boot Camp is the fastest, easiest and most stable method, although Parallels is also available and is often used.


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You can do it without using Boot Camp, just make this few steps: Install rEFIt. Resize your disk so you get some free space for vista. Create a new partition from that free space. Boot up your Mac with the Vista install disk inserted. Install Vista onto the new created partition. If you need a more detailed How-To/Tutorial/Manual/Assist (or what ever you ...



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