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MacBook: Need to retake a 100GB Partition, once created for Parallels

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Last Modified: 2020-11-11
My 500GB drive is full and I need to check if my removal of Parallels freed up any disk space.

I believe that there was a 100GB partition created for Parallels, so just deleting the 99 GB Windows file did not free up any disk space.

How do I check is there are any disk partitions on my drive?

Thanks.


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Here is what I see. I have no idea how I installed Parallels, but recall there was a 100 GB partition. And, I deleted the .pvm file in hopes I could reclaims the space.

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When you delete files on a Mac, it goes into the Trash folder.  Have you tried emptying your Trash?

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From what the screen shots I posted, are you confident there is no partition? And that if I see 5GB remaining, the disk is really maxed out?
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