Having a Windows partition on your Mac can be very useful, but also can hog a bunch of space especially if you don’t have a really big hard drive. This can be a pain especially if you are running out of room and need space for your media. Or you are just done using Windows 7 and want to reclaim your hard drive space back. Here is how to remove Windows 7 partition from your Mac.
Before we start it is a good time to backup your Mac OS X partition just in case something crazy happens. You can never be too safe.
Removing Windows 7 Partition with Boot Camp
First thing you need to do is launch Boot Camp. We will use this to remove the Windows 7 installation on your Mac. You can go to the application menu on the dock or to the Go menu and select Utilities.
From the Utilities menu select Boot Camp Assistant from the Finder menu.
Boot Camp Assistant will launch, click Continue to proceed.
From the Boot Camp options select Remove Windows 7 and click Continue to proceed.
You will be prompted that your disk will be restored back to a single disk. Click Restore to continue.
Just sit back and wait a little bit while Boot Camp starts removing the Windows partition.
Once it is done you will be prompted that’s its complete. Go ahead and click Quite to exit the menu.
That’s it. If you want to install Windows 7 on your Mac you can always follow our complete guide located here.
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