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Windows 7: System Reserved 100 Mb

11 Sep 2009   #21

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

ah I got it....

I needed to use "delete volume" on both sections

then this makes the multi-drive sections into 1 unallocated section

then go into a new drive setup proceedures


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17 Nov 2009   #22

Windows 7 64bits

Hi to all
Does anyone can tell me how to recover this reserved partition, due to I wan to deleted and then created again without to made a clean osri of my system. Also I have this error:0X80780119 when I tried to make a image from C drive into another, acording to the message state that I have been exceed the 50MB of the reserved partition and for this reason I cant made the Image, also I have been tried to see this post inside windows 7 forums but showme errors
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17 Nov 2009   #23


Boot into your Windows 7 installer>Repair My Computer and run Startup Repair at least 3 times.

This will recover your ability to boot into Windows 7. If it fails to rewrite the 100mb partition then try running a Repair install from the Win7 desktop, by running the installer and selecting Upgrade to reinstall Win7 while keeping all programs, files and settings in place.

If the repair install fails to reconstruct the 100mb partition, you can either do without it or wipe your drive and reinstall Windows 7, although it does not always install the 100mb partiition, which contains boot files and the same recovery console tools which are on your installer or repair disk, made available by tapping f8 at bootup.
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18 Nov 2009   #24

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

I believe he is getting that not uncommon message from Windows System Image that there is not enough space and it fails to create the backup.

That is why he wants to delete the 100mb partition.
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18 Nov 2009   #25


So do you suggest he deletes it and recover using Startup Repair to rewrite the MBR to Win7 partition?

Seems like 100mb shouldn't make that much difference creating an image.

Where are you trying to save it?
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18 Nov 2009   #26

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

The error appears to be connected with there not being enough space on the 100mb for the bitmap to be created - Windows System image relies on that to create the Image.

It only appears on some sytems - not clear to me why.

Removing the 100mb, or just leaving it there and taking it out of the picture by marking 7 partition Active - run SU rep 3x - might do the trick.

Some 3rd party apps. have come across this - again apparently only on some systems - usually they have their own snapshot drivers that can be used to overcome it.
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22 May 2010   #27

Windows 7 Professional x64
Just make System Reserved an active partition

My PC'sa manual Sleep Mode stopped working (only went to login screen) after I installed OpenSuse as dual boot with Windows 7 as another partition on the same hard drive. Took a long time to get to this forum to find the answer due to all of the different reasons for sleep issues.

All I did was go into Disk Management, select the first partition on the hard drive (System Reserved), right click and select Make This Partition Active.

Now I have both dual boot with Linux using GRUB as well as Windows 7 sleep mode.
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05 Sep 2010   #28

Windows 7 Home Premium

How do i get rid of it? (so i cant see it)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Sep 2010   #29


Remove it's drive letter in Disk Management.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Sep 2010   #30

Windows 7 Home Premium

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 System Reserved 100 Mb

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