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Windows 7: Recovery Partition FULL?

14 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Hi BAC5point2,
Just make sure you dont backup to your recovery partition. The reason Dell put that partition there is to let you restore the computer to factory default should something go wrong with your OS. It is not meant to be written to.
I thought the OP was talking about his own "Recovery" partition.
I have made an image of the Factory recovery partition using Macrium in case I needed to reimage a new HDD and wanted to include the original factory recovery partition. (MS imaging won't do this).
I'm not sure if the factory partition could be recovered but anyway how could making an image affect it?

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