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Tackle stubborn disk partitioning in OS X

If partitioning a drive with Disk Utility gives you unmount or resource busy errors, there may be workarounds you can use.

By Aug. 1, 2013

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Get AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro for free

Normally $36, this handy utility includes a "Windows to go" feature for creating a bootable Windows flash drive.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Overcome an inability to load to the OS X recovery HD partition

If you cannot seem to load the OS X Recovery HD partition to use various diagnostics and repair tools, the fix may be quick, but could also require a longer reinstallation.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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Prevent a partition from mounting in OS X

If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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FileVault requires Recovery HD partition in OS X

Without an intact Recovery HD partition on your Mac, you will not be able to use Apple's FileVault disk encryption feature.

By Oct. 31, 2012

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Partitioning USB hard drives that fail in Disk Utility with 'POSIX' error

When trying to partition and format various USB hard drives, a number of users are getting errors in Disk Utility that states "Disk Erase failed with the error: POSIX reports: The operation couldn't be completed. Cannot allocate memory".

By Jan. 8, 2010

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How to create hard-drive partitions in Windows

Partition your hard drive so you won't need to back up media if you need to reinstall your OS later.

By Jan. 12, 2012

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Check partition table health in Lion's Disk Utility

Apple's Disk Utility has always checked the health of volume structures, but in Lion it will verify the structure of the partition tables as well.

By Jul. 21, 2011

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Manage all partitions with Disk Utility in OS X

Apple's Disk Utility by default will only show you user-accessible drive partitions, but here is how to view all drive partitions in Apple's disk management utility.

By Jul. 21, 2011

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Addressing OS X Lion recovery partition problems

If your Recovery HD partition in OS X Lion is missing or not working, then it may be easy to get working with just a few steps.

By Mar. 21, 2012