Reclaiming Bootcamp Partition back to OSX

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    Reclaiming Bootcamp Partition back to OSX

    I asked this question on another forum as well, just want to make sure I hit everyone I can on this one.

    I have finally replaced the last Windows 7 program with the Mac version of the same, and I want to reclaim the drive space taken up by the Bootcamp partition. If I remove the Bootcamp partition via Bootcamp tool, will it automatically recover that partition back to OSX or do I need some tool to resize the drive? My ultimate goal, if possible, is to not have to reinstall OSX from scratch to reclaim the 100GB of space that is my Bootcamp partition.
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    As far as I know on that this matter,
    you can use the Bootcamp Assistant (found in /Applications/Utilities) to restore your drive back to one partition.

    I ain't positve on it, but I do know in the past, a few years ago, it worked then, not to sure now though....
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    Or, another ay of looking at it...

    Open Disk Utility. Select the Windows partition. Choose the "Erase" tab. Change the format to "Mac OS Extended (journaled)". Click the "Erase" button. Wait. When it is done, choose the "Partition" tab. Move the dividing line to the end (probably will be the bottom) of the graph. Click to apply.

    Both should work.
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    I was able to open the Bookcamp app and remove the partition and it was reclaimed for OSX. I have my full 500GB for OSX now. Not even a reboot was required, but I did go ahead and Verify/Repair Permissions and the Disk, just to be safe.

    and I just noticed I had put this post up twice. Oops.
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    I'm glad it all worked out for you!!
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    Oh, now I see, sparkyscott you have just mixed your answer from this post to my post about Intel graphic

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