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Windows 7: Delete "HP recovery partition" ok?

01 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate - Laptop / Stationary PC
Delete "HP recovery partition" ok?

I have not backed up my system for 2 years, last time it was brand new with vista, now I have win 7. This partition is taking up a couple of gigs of hard drive space. So is it OK for me to wipe this partition clean? Does it auto-save stuff on it?

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01 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

If the recovery partition is for Vista then yes, you can go ahead and delete it.
Backing up regularly is strongly advised however!
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01 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate - Laptop / Stationary PC


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01 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I removed it from my wife's laptop for two reasons. First, we made the restore DVDs and put them in our home safe. Second, she just got her Windows 7 upgrade, so we don't need it anymore.
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