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Windows 7: Extra unnecessary Hard Drive

17 Sep 2011   #1
MadSupra354

 
Extra unnecessary Hard Drive

I have put up with this for a long time, and I decided it's getting in the way.
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I found out in Defraggler that it belongs to my other Seagate hard drive, Local Disk F and Storage Disk G Extra unnecessary Hard Drive-untitled-1.png
So how would I remove it?




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17 Sep 2011   #2
Zomby88

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Get rid of what ? E: ?

You don`t want to do that.
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17 Sep 2011   #3
MadSupra354

 

Why? Will my computer explode?
I don't neccesarily mean 'delete', just hide it or something.
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17 Sep 2011   #4
Zomby88

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Normally it is hidden, would only show up in disk management. Did you give it a letter or was it like that when you got the pc ?
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17 Sep 2011   #5
MadSupra354

 

It was like that, it's never been hidden. Is there a way I can manually hide it?
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17 Sep 2011   #6
toetag

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit SP 1
 
 

i have removed partions like this with no ill effects so why cant he just resize?
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17 Sep 2011   #7
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Windows uses that area to store recovery data. I wouldn't remove it. It shouldn't have a drive leter assigned. What does it show in Windows disk management. Perhaps your software is assigning a letter because it doesn't know any better.
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17 Sep 2011   #8
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

You do not want to delete the System Reserved. It should not have a drive letter assigned to it. Remove the driver letter and Windows will not see it. However, it will be seen by defrag utils and disk utils.
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17 Sep 2011   #9
Zomby88

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

The system reserve partition has boot files on it. If you delete it the system will not boot. Read the tutorials here about how to hide it again or put the boot files on the C: drive. Unless you know what your doing, I recommend leaving it alone.

Here`s a shot of what it should look like.


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17 Sep 2011   #10
MadSupra354

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz View Post
what does it show in windows disk management?
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