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Windows 7: Delete a system partition

03 Mar 2010   #1
patrickt

Windows7 beta 7000
 
 
Delete a system partition

I have two drives. C: has the system and programs. D: is for data but also has a 100Mb partition that is something to do with the system. I'd like to get rid of it without reinstalling the system.

I had a hard drive die and somewhere in the process I did a repair and that's where, I think, the partition was created. In the Windows 7 install process it says this partition can't be changed.


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03 Mar 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

That's probably where the boot files were put when you installed/repaired Windows 7, if so and you delete it W 7 won't boot.
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03 Mar 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Leave it alone. Nothing to be gained from 100MB and you risk to compromise your system.
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