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Windows 7: In System Protection under Available Drives (System Reserved)

26 Dec 2014   #1
brelaw11

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
In System Protection under Available Drives (System Reserved)

I need help on how to remove the (system reserved) folder under Available Drives in protection settings. On all my other computers it is not shown. Not sure why it is there as it does not show anywhere else on computer as a drive. I guess it just bugs the hell out of me not knowing why it's there. Any help would be appreciated.




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26 Dec 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Look in Disk Management and see if the Reserve has a partition letter.
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26 Dec 2014   #3
brelaw11

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I knew some one would ask that lol. No drive letter on the system reserved partition. It is a 1.57 GB partition on Disk 0. The other partition is the c: drive at 222.00 GB's.
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27 Dec 2014   #4
brelaw11

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Wow I guess this stumped everyone. Please someone out there has to have the answer for this.
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27 Dec 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

No you haven't stumped everyone. Slow down a bit. It's only been 32 minutes.
We have a quarter million members and someone will have the answer.

Have a nice day.
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27 Dec 2014   #6
brelaw11

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Sorry Layback I was just trying to make a joke, I will keep quiet next time.
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27 Dec 2014   #7
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Post a screen print of Disk Management, here is a tutorial by Golden:
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

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It is a 1.57 GB partition on Disk 0.
1.57 GB is an "unusual" size for a System Reserved partition, they are usually 350 MB or less.

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I need help on how to remove the (system reserved) folder under Available Drives in protection settings. On all my other computers it is not shown. Not sure why it is there as it does not show anywhere else on computer as a drive. I guess it just bugs the hell out of me not knowing why it's there. Any help would be appreciated.
Is it a drive or a folder ?
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27 Dec 2014   #8
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Visit the following link;

System Reserved Partition - Delete

HTH
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27 Dec 2014   #9
brelaw11

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

It has a folder icon. Thanks


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27 Dec 2014   #10
derekimo

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Don't start multiple threads for the same issue brelaw11, it's against the rules,

http://www.sevenforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules

It just creates confusion as well.
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