My Macbook Pro is woefully underutilized. I originally bought it for photo editing, but ever since I got my Surface Pro 4, I've been gravitating to that for my photo editing needs. I haven't touched it in awhile and even my version of OSX is outdated. This is running El Capitan which is
Originally, I had set up partitions and Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro but I want to wipe all remnants of that and use this purely as a Mac henceforth. I'm actually planning to use it primarily as a programming station.
Any advice? I think I've mostly found my personal files from both the Mac and the Windows 10 (Bootcamp) partitions. I finally figured out how to export photos from the Photos app, and that was basically the last wrinkle in my file backup plans. I worry I may be missing something though. Any way to use Finder, or is there another app, that I can use to scour my HDD for personal files?
And how do I trigger a wipe + upgrade to newest OSX? Do I upgrade first, then wipe? Or what? Will wiping allow me to fix my partitions?