Tag Archives: macOS

Recover missing empty space after removing bootcamp on macOS

Today I tried to remove the unused bootcamp partition on macOS to get more space but unfortunately it turned out to be not so simple.

After deleting the bootcamp partition from Disk Utility, I was greeted with an error that says the bootcamp partition cannot be merged into the main partition.

I then run First Aid and found some corruptions. Following the guide on Internet I booted into Recovery mode and fixed those errors, but the empty space was still not given to me.

Until I found this answer on the Internet and turns out the magic is just one command:

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reduce macOS Finder memory usage

How to Reduce macOS Finder Memory Usage

If you are experiencing slow performance on memory on macOS (OS X), chances are your memory is running low. While Chrome is notorious for taking up large amount of memory, another culprit is actually the macOS’s own app Finder, which can use up huge amount of RAM. This post will show you how to reduce macOS Finder memory usage from almost a 1GB:

reduce macOS Finder memory usage

Down to a mere 50MB:

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