Expand System Reserve Partition

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Expand System Reserve Partition


    Have a HP - Windows 10 Desktop.
    It originally came with windows 7.
    It upgraded fine to Windows 10, but when the latest version
    was released, it is unable to update as the System Reserved Partition is only 128 MB.
    I am also not getting the latest security updates as I don't have the latest version of Windows.

    Is there an easy way to expand this Partition?

    Thanks for any insight!
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  2. Posts : 3,679
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 21H2

    Click on this link How to Troubleshoot Common Setup and Stop Errors During Windows - Microsoft Community scroll down near the bottom to Couldn't update System Reserved Partition and follow the instructions.
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks, but I tried that and it did not work.

    the error code I get are 0xc1900200.
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  4. Posts : 39,994
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit

    Please update the system specs in the "My Computer" section:

    How To Fill Out Your System Specs
    System Specs - Fill in at Ten Forums:
    System Specs - Fill in at Ten Forums Site Use Tutorials
    In the left corner below in your post you find 'My System Specs'.
    After clicking it you can find a link a little below that says 'Update your System Spec', click on this link to get to the page where you can fill in your system specs.
    System Info - See Your System Specs - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Include PSU. cooler, case, peripherals and anything attached to the computer by wired or wireless (mouse, keyboard, headset, printer, xbox, etc.)

    1)Download and install minitool partition wizard:
    MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com
    2) Post an image of the drive
    3) Open disk management > widen each volume and status columns so that the contents of each row is in full view and nothing is cut off > post an image into the thead
    4) Open administrative command prompt and type or copy and paste:
    a) sfc /scannow
    b) dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
    c) When these have completed > right click on the top bar or title bar of the administrative command prompt box > left click on edit then select all > right click on the top bar again > left click on edit then copy > paste into the thread
    d) chkdsk /x /f /r
    This may take many hours so run overnight.
    5) Find the chkdsk report in the event viewer using the information in this link and copy and paste it into the thread:
    Read Chkdsk Log in Event Viewer in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
    6) Run HD Tune:
    Post images into the thread for:
    a) Health (SMART)
    b) Benchmark
    c) Full error scan (surface)
    7) Backup all files on the drive to another drive or to the cloud
    8) Make a backup image using Macrium
    Macrium Software | Macrium Reflect Free
    9) Place the backup image onto another drive or into the cloud
    10) Create a new restore point
    11) Find these Panther logs and post share links into the thread:
    12) run this log collector and post a zip into the thread for troublshooting:
    log collector v2-beta06.zip
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