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Windows 7: Renaming 'System Reserved' Partition?

19 Mar 2010   #31
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello imacken.



I've been following this and I'm glad you got it sorted; thanks for the update.


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19 Mar 2010   #32
OldBloke

Windows 7
 
 

By the way...
When Windows' boot files are on a different partition from the rest of the system (which is the situation imacken had at the start of this thread)... Windows disk management (in XP or in Vista or in Win7) describes them in a very weird and confusing way.
I refer to the part where it describes them with words like: Boot, Page File, Active, Crash Dump, etc.

The partition which gets booted is described as "System" (like his System Reserved partition).
The partition with the Operating System on it (your Windows folder, and Program Files etc) is described as "Boot".

Silly and potentially confusing, so beware.
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20 Mar 2010   #33
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OldBloke View Post
By the way...
When Windows' boot files are on a different partition from the rest of the system (which is the situation imacken had at the start of this thread)... Windows disk management (in XP or in Vista or in Win7) describes them in a very weird and confusing way.
I refer to the part where it describes them with words like: Boot, Page File, Active, Crash Dump, etc.

The partition which gets booted is described as "System" (like his System Reserved partition).
The partition with the Operating System on it (your Windows folder, and Program Files etc) is described as "Boot".

Silly and potentially confusing, so beware.

One more point; Windows will not allow you to delete or format a "system" partition either.
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