How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

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These are instructions on how to remove a Windows Boot Camp partition and expand your Mac OS X partition to regain the newly available hard drive space.

Step One
Launch Boot Camp Assistant from the Applications:Utilities folder.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

Step Two
Click the Continue button.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

Step Three
Check only the Install or remove Windows 7 option and click Continue.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

Step Four
Choose Restore disk to a single Mac OS partition and click Continue.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

Step Five
Click the Restore button to begin.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

Step Six
You will be asked to login with your Administrative username and password. Enter these and click the OK button.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

Step Seven
You disk will now be repartitioned to remove the Windows volume.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac

Step Eight
You will be informed that your disk has been restored as a single volume. Click the Quit button.
How to Remove a Windows Boot Camp Partition From Your Mac
RomanAsh - January 15, 2018 at 2:22am
Mine doesn't let me continue to remove stuff. it says: "The startup disk must be formatted as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already partitioned by Boot Camp Assistant for installing Windows." I'm stuck...
mikeelray - November 2, 2017 at 12:15am
what if there is no third option to remove?????
What+To+Do - May 12, 2017 at 5:06am
The problem with this method are when you restart your Macbook, it will not load your default Mac OS X, but prompt an black screen error message : "No bootable device - insert boot disk and press any key". Any bright ideas to resolve this problem, guy out there if any???
RomanAsh - January 15, 2018 at 2:21am
You hold the key "option" before loading the pc and you choose OS there. I have same issue and thats why i was here to remove the windows completely.
Megan Collins - August 6, 2016 at 7:50pm
When I try to launch it it says "The application “Boot Camp Assistant” can’t be opened". I don't know how to proceed. Any suggestions and or links recommendations on a expert to seek?-Megan
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