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Windows 7: My data partition is Active?

30 Jan 2012   #1
lostsoul62

Windows 7 x64 RC1, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro
 
 
My data partition is Active?

When I restored my Image to a clean partition (A clean drive with 2 partitions) I ended up with Recycle.Bin, Boot, System Volume Information, and bootmgr on my Data drive. I'm not sure what to do about this?


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30 Jan 2012   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Post a picture of Disk Management.

The tools I'd look at would be Diskpart and Partition Wizard, but show us the pic first.
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30 Jan 2012   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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30 Jan 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Guys, you are wasting your time with this OP. He should have done what he was told in this thread: Can't delete my data partition or format it
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30 Jan 2012   #5
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Being a non MCCA member I need to contribute more so I'll give it another go. Post a Disk Management screenshot.:)
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30 Jan 2012   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You are funny Michael. Have fun.
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31 Jan 2012   #7
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

Tried to figure for a long time but I failed. What does an OP stand for? The word keeps cropping up frequently and I guess I understand in context what it means.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Guys, you are wasting your time with this OP. He should have done what he was told in this thread: Can't delete my data partition or format it
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31 Jan 2012   #8
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

If your computer is working fine, as it seems, then please leave it alone and let it do its job for at least a fortnight before tinkering any further.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul62 View Post
When I restored my Image to a clean partition (A clean drive with 2 partitions) I ended up with Recycle.Bin, Boot, System Volume Information, and bootmgr on my Data drive. I'm not sure what to do about this?
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31 Jan 2012   #9
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wanchoo View Post
Tried to figure for a long time but I failed. What does an OP stand for? The word keeps cropping up frequently and I guess I understand in context what it means.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Guys, you are wasting your time with this OP. He should have done what he was told in this thread: Can't delete my data partition or format it
OP means, quite simply, original poster.
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31 Jan 2012   #10
lostsoul62

Windows 7 x64 RC1, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro
 
 

My data partition is Active?-disk-management.png

Can I just cut and paste these hidden system files from my Data partition to the C drive?


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