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Windows 7: Drive Letter for Reserved Win 7 partition can be removed?

31 May 2015   #1
KLund1

Win 7 Ultiamte x64
 
 
Drive Letter for Reserved Win 7 partition can be removed?

I have a multiboot system with Win XP thru Win10 over 2 separate(non-raid) SDD's. I mostly live in Win 7, But Win10 is looking really good now.
On the drive with Win7, I have that Reserved System partition. Somehow over time it received a drive letter D:.
Will it cause any trouble if I remove just the drive letter from this partition? I do NOT want to delete it. Just want to free up some space in Windows Explorer. I can't use that little partition for anything so why see it everyday? I'm not sure on which partition my MBR/bootloader in located. If it is in this little partition, and I remove the letter, will I have problems booting on the next re-boot?
I use EasyBCD as my bootloader program. I have a copy loaded in each OS.
Thoughts/ Suggestions?

Next somewhat related question. In each Win install the drive letters get mixed up. for example I have a large Data HDD with no OS on it. In Win 7 it has drive letter M:, in Vista it is L:, in Win 8.1 it is S:
While working in each OS can I change the DATA HDD drive letter, and not have a problem in another OS?

Thanks everyone!


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31 May 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It should not a have letter, remove it.
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01 Jun 2015   #3
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You should be able to change DATA HDD letter to same, no problem in doing so.
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01 Jun 2015   #4
ethan11james

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

you can remove it easily
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