|19 Jul 2013||#1|
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System Reserved created on a secondary drive
Good evening posters.
I'm a new member and I'm completely lost on how to fix a recent problem. My windows backup typically runs on Thursdays and last night it finished in a much shorter time than I usually expect it to. I don't know if this is related to my current problem.
When I started my PC after coming home from work today (Friday) my computer didn't recognize my F: drive. I have three 1TB drives, C: contains my OS and is my boot drive, E: is the drive Windows does backups to, and F: contained all my personal files/folders.
After opening the disk manager the HDD that was my F: drive is now showing as a "System Reserved" drive with no drive letter. I'm given it the former drive letter of F: and I only see 100mb of the 1tb drive with no files/folders.
My multi-part question is as follows:
How did Windows create this System Reserved on my F: drive when it was only a storage drive?
How do I get rid of the System Reserved partition without losing all my files/folders that should be on that HDD?
My research has returned lots of results on System Reserved partitions, but I haven't seen anything that covers my specific problem. I'm lost at this point and desperate to fix this without losing the data on that drive.
Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
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|19 Jul 2013||#3|
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No way can the drive you use to call F be the system reserved partition, no way.
If your hard drive labeled F is not showing, then it died.
The system reserved partition will never get a letter unless you give it a letter.
Your other 1 TB drive does not even show up on your DM shot.
There is no reason to get rid of the SR partition.
Disc 0 is exactly how it should be and should be left alone, it shows the entire 1 TB drive.
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