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  1.    18 Dec 2015 #1
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    Extra Partition


    I think I have an extra partition.
    Can I remove it?
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    The 500MB is the recovery partition from my Win 10 UPGRADE install, BUT now it's marked as a primary partition.
    Because I reinstalled Win 10 through Windows, not clean install, and got the 450MB partition which is marked Recovery Partition.

    I'm thinking I can delete the 500MB partition?

    Thanks for your advice
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  2.    18 Dec 2015 #2
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    The 46.19GB partition is my SSD OP partition.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    18 Dec 2015 #3
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    It appears that the 500 MB partition is the System partition that contains the boot files for the OS on C:. Delete this partition and the OS will not boot. In any event 500 MB is too small to be of any real use.
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  4.    18 Dec 2015 #4
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    I agree. The 450mb partition appeared after my windows reinstall. Thanks
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  5.    18 Dec 2015 #5
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    Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

    The screen print in post #1 does not have fields expanded, so no telling what all the info is.
    See this tutorial for how to post a proper Disk Management screen print:
    Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of - Windows 10 Forums

    The 46.19GB partition is my SSD OP partition
    I don't know what you mean by SSD OP partition.
    The 46.19 GB space is unallocated, so it's not a useable Windows partition.
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  6.    18 Dec 2015 #6
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    Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by BillS22 View Post
    The 46.19GB partition is my SSD OP partition.
    This makes no sense. It is unallocated, available space.
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  7.    18 Dec 2015 #7
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    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    One way to clean that mess up is to back up everything you need off of it and perform a clean instillation. At that time you can delete all of those partition and start from a clean more organized slate.

    My 2c
    Jeff
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  8.    18 Dec 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    This makes no sense. It is unallocated, available space.
    It does make sense because it is a feature for over provisioning.
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  9.    18 Dec 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    It does make sense because it is a feature for over provisioning.
    OK, now I see. Was not able to decypher the "OP". But that makes sense.
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  10.    18 Dec 2015 #10
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    Maybe, but the OP specs don't show if it's a SSD or HD.

    Also there is this statement in post #1, and could make a difference, on what was done and happened.
    Because I reinstalled Win 10 through Windows
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