This partition is also related to system recovery. this is strange however, i am used to windows making 2 partitions, not 3... They are recovery partitions involved in some kind of raid setup, I suppose. Other Info: Printer: Brother HL-2170W.. http://datkey.com/recovery-partition/recovery-partition-windows-8.html
Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:32 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote for those wanting to post a screenshot, I have put two up in this thread. Who Creates Such Weird Partitions Some of them are created by manufacturer, like OEM Partition and Recovery Partition, and some of them are created by Windows setup, such as EFI Partition But if you want to go ahead and delete one of these partitions (you'll notice Disk Management won't let you) the answer to that particular question was posted here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/4f1b84ac-b193-40e3-943a-f45d52e23685/cant-delete-extra-quothealthy-recovery-partitionquots-and-quothealthy-efi-system?forum=w8itproinstall Edited Iupdated my wife's Surface to 8.1 RT and she also now has these mysterious new drives with all the \\ and question marks.
I'm not experienced enough with that to tell you if that can use the RAID configuration. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Please do not post problem of other software here. I backed up Boot partition and C: - when I did a restore, Todo wiped out my D: partition.
Note after restarting the computer partition 5 will be back but don't worry it just changed the number and moved the recovery partition just leave it. This post shows detailed steps to burn the iso file to a USB drive or CD/DVD via third-party iso burning software. I have never created a partition on this machine, so I don't know why 8.1 would add all this in addition to the Recovery and Restore partition that was already there. Windows 10 Hidden Partition Contact Us Windows 7 Support Privacy and cookies Legal Top Windows 7 Forums - Windows Vista Forums - Windows 10 Forums The Windows 8 Forums is an independent web site
Problem with disk space at 100% in Performance & Maintenance Just upgraded, but I noticed some performance issues. Windows 10 Recovery Partition Delete Top dapm Newbie Posts: 4 Joined: Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:18 am The number in the middle: 24 Re: Strange partition layout after recovery Quote Postby dapm » Tue Nov 12, If the manufacturer partitions the disk, the manufacturer creates it. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/40f23611-658c-47e8-abe4-ca2843d30228/strange-new-drive-created-by-windows-81-update?forum=w8itproinstall by Phaedrus76 / September 20, 2009 9:30 AM PDT In reply to: Re: partition.
I have 3 partitions set up when I installed 10.. What Is \\?\volume Drive Wednesday, October 23, 2013 1:31 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I would like to ask if all these problems will go away if I reset back to Tuesday, October 22, 2013 6:35 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hello Davidoo1, First and foremost I would like to confirm I have had the same problem as The time now is 16:11.
Edited by Davidoo1 Saturday, October 26, 2013 4:34 AM Saturday, October 26, 2013 4:21 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote And here is the "old" Disk Management allocation, You can easily remove the letter after that.During the restoration Wizard, our product allow resize the partition. Windows 10 Recovery Partition 450mb You mention you have a hybrid HD, so I'm assuming that means one traditional hard drive and one solid state drive. Can I Delete Recovery Partition Windows 10 There is no need there should be only 5 partitions not 4 but at least you copied the files before deleting the partition.
The time now is 16:11. this content But tell me how many copies of your restore media you have. Disk Partitions - Are they all needed ? NavyLCDR said: The 450mb partition contains the WindowsRE (Recovery Environment). Tbosdt
I had modified my Windows installation to use UEFI using the directions given here-: Converting Windows BIOS installation to UEFI - TechNet Articles - United States (English) - TechNet Wiki I Secondly this forum was hard to find I and i will also try upload screen shots and i suggest we get this forum out there some how so we can get Since part is introduced since I find a great number of Windows users are talking about this issue on the internet. weblink The SSD component is used by the drive's firmware itself and has no interaction with Windows itself.
If Windows partitions the disk during setup, Windows creates it. Windows 10 Create Recovery Partition Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:39 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hello eSetter. provides customers ...
If you have merged the recovery partition with another partition, the recovery partition would no longer work and you will not be able to reinstall Windows via it. When I got it back, I couldn't... This partition saves necessary files for booting your computer, including boot manager, boot configuration data, startup files used for BitLocker Drive Encryption, and so on. What Is Healthy Recovery Partition The problem is caused by Microsoft WEI (Windows Experience Index) not being run (its even removed from the GUI in Windows 8.1).
OS: Windows 10 Quote pazy66 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Posts : 14 Windows 10 New 26 Jan 2016 #8 Private said: As I said before Alternatively, you can use Windows installation disc to create partitions. Unlike Disk Management which shows every strange partition is 100% free, Partition Wizard tells us there are contents saved in those partitions. check over here Attached Thumbnails Last edited by pazy66; 25 Jan 2016 at 23:42.
Next, start computer via the boot disk to get the window below: For example, Disk 2 is used to install new Windows. I did a test update yesterday because I saw other users report new partitions had appeared but I could not replicate. And what tools does the partition contain??? Tip: we are unable to see these partitions in Windows Explorer since they are not assigned with drive letter.
For Windows 8 machines (As I'm sure you know) we cannot create recovery disks, and have to create a recovery drive using a flash drive. Laptops running newer Windows OS, like Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10, are always coming with such strange partitions no matter which brand they are, Lenovo, HP, Samsung, or Dell. Alt Site Moderator Posts: 2154Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:13 pm Website Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject OS: Windows 10 Quote NavyLCDR View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Guru Posts : 7,519 Windows 10 Pro New 25 Jan 2016 #3 The 450mb partition contains the WindowsRE
List disk shows one disk, disk zero with a size of 460 GB, Free 1024 KB, nothing under the Dyn column and an asterisk under Gpt. How can you tell which is which? For example, Partition 1 which shows 300MB and 100% free is not the case. Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: pazy66 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Posts : 14 Windows 10 New 25 Jan 2016 #1 Upgraded
I said yes, and this turned over 20GB to unallocated space on partition 6.