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I have figured out a solution to this issue. Here are the steps: Go to Apple menu > About This Mac, click on More Info and then System Report and go to Storage. Get the UUID of the volume from here (an example of a UUID is 8DD219E1-AA47-4F4C-A9DF-72BE79143B43). Open Terminal.app and enter the following: diskutil cs delete [Put Your Logical Volume ...


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Try booting from a USB drive and running Disk Utility from there on your drive, using this method in Disk Utility. You can just slide to resize the partition.


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Yes, simply click + to add a new partition. It will take space from the end of the current partition and add a new one to the end. No data will be destroyed — you can confirm this in the confirmation pane once you click Apply.


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Don't write any more data to that filesystem or drive. You might try if DiskWarrior can scavenge some of the HFS filesystem metadata, but a program like Data Rescue is your best bet for recovering all of the files that are still intact without needing any filesystem metadata.


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Since the table has most likely been written over, scanning for the files and backing them up that way is probably the only option. DataRescue is one of the more popular ones.


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Any Windows Backup software of your choice. Altho you then might have to reinstall windows before you can restore the files themself.


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Yah disk utility is bound and determined to not let you (or itself) potentially erase any more data, especially if it sees the signature of another disk partitioning utility. Welcome to the Wonderful World of Macintosh Computing... sigh. Probably your best bet is to back up your Mac and Windows data (if not already) and boot the Mac from the COMMAND-R ...


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I've struggled for some days with the same problem but now it is solved. The problem was a faulty SATA cable. I've replaced it with a new one and now everything works as expected.


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you can't simply place the fedora disk images (.iso) onto the dvd, you must burn it onto the dvd using a command such as "dd" or by using disk utility


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Winclone 4 does an excellent job of backing up and restoring BootCamp partitions. I have used it with Windows XP (unsupported) and 7. OSX 10.7+ $29.99 is the price and I think it is well worth it. http://twocanoes.com/winclone



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