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Boot Camp rendered useless after re-partitioning

2721 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Aug 22, 2012 1:10 PM by Anthony Sbarro RSS
Anthony Sbarro Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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Aug 13, 2012 5:33 PM

I was attempting to increase my Boot Camp partition by reducing the size of OS X in Disk Utility.  This left me with a Mac OS Journaled, Windows NTFS and a new 35GB blank partition.  The instrutions I was going by said that there was a Disk Manager utility in Wondows 7 that would let Windows use up that new 35GB partition.  Well that didn't work.


After going back to OSX to change the blank partition to FAT32 (thinking Windows couldn't use it if it didn't recognize the file format), my Boot Camp partition was no longer available as a startup disk when I reboot.


So when I reboot my computer now, I only see the Macintosh HDD and the Recovery Disk.  The Bootcamp Partition is still there here but not showing at reboot.  Boot Camp assistant only provides options for downloading Windows Support Software or Remobving Windows7.  Paralells still boots in to my Boot Camp partition.





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