1.    14 Nov 2015 #1
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    After Windows 10 update Samsung SSD shows 2/two allocated spaces


    Weird situation.

    My Samsung 850 Pro SSD has always shown a 101MB Unallocated space.
    The other Samsung 850 Pro (1TB) has no such thing.

    As of the Fall Update (1511, 10586.3) I noticed another unallocated space has been added,400MB.

    Sure, this is peanuts compared to the available space, but is just striking and in fact I have no idea what they are being used for...

    Can anybody out there shed some light on this?

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  2.    14 Nov 2015 #2
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ID:	48105Windows 10 Threshold update/upgrade will create a recovery partition of 450 MB. That's what your magician is showing.

    However, your screenshot shows the spaces as unallocated, whereas it should be shown as allocated.
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  3.    14 Nov 2015 #3
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    Just upgraded to 10586. I have a Samsung 850 Evo 1TB SSD (drive C). Same thing, it added a 467MB partition...so it's not just the Pro. Can't find any info on this yet.
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  4.    14 Nov 2015 #4
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    Ah, Recovery Partition...thanks Snakeyes
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  5.    14 Nov 2015 #5
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    Ah right!

    Many thanks indeed, Snakeyes!

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  6.    14 Nov 2015 #6
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    Cool! Appreciate it.
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  7.    15 Nov 2015 #7
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    Small thing though...
    Was forced to restore bld.10240 over an existing bld.10586
    (Re)updated again to 10586 and have now another 450mb space...
    Titled: (Recovery)

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  8.    16 Nov 2015 #8
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    You can eliminate these unallocated spaces and add them back to your C drive. Just backup your system before doing so. I have done it using Easeus. Possibly disk management, though I haven't used it for this purpose.
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