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How do I give less memory to my boot camp and more to my Mac HD?

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I had a friend set up my Bootcamp for me.  (He is great with this type of thing and I had no clue.)  I used to have a job where I needed to use Windows to run my work program.  So he gave a certain amount of my memory to that and left a certain amount for my Mac HD.  However, I no longer have that job and I am only using my Bootcamp to run one Windows program.  I rarely use it but still need it. 


I now want to make it so that I have more memory on my Mac HD and less on the Bootcamp.  If anyone can tell me how to do that it would be so greatly appreciated!  Thanks in advance!


I have a MacBook running Lion 10.7.3.  Processor 2 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, Memory 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3.  Here is some information from the System information if it is helpful:




  Capacity:    209.7 MB (209,715,200 bytes)

  BSD Name:    disk0s1

  Content:    EFI

Macintosh HD:

  Capacity:    132.5 GB (132,495,007,744 bytes)

  Available:    1.62 GB (1,618,046,976 bytes)

  Writable:    Yes

  File System:    Journaled HFS+

  BSD Name:    disk0s2

  Mount Point:    /

  Content:    Apple_HFS

Recovery HD:

  Capacity:    650 MB (650,006,528 bytes)

  BSD Name:    disk0s3

  Content:    Apple_Boot


  Capacity:    26.69 GB (26,686,259,200 bytes)

  Available:    9.36 GB (9,356,976,128 bytes)

  Writable:    No

  File System:    NTFS

  BSD Name:    disk0s4

  Mount Point:    /Volumes/BOOTCAMP

  Content:    Microsoft Basic Data

MacBook (13-inch Aluminum Late 2008), Mac OS X (10.7.3)


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