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  1.    14 Jun 2017 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bree View Post
    Yes, fortunately that was in the .txt attachment in post #1
    You are correct, my mistake! According to the txt attachment, partition 6 would be the Windows 10 Recovery Environment.
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  2.    14 Jun 2017 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    .. According to the txt attachment, partition 6 would be the Windows 10 Recovery Environment.
    According to @PoulsboMike in post #1 it used to be partition 4, which apparently got its type changed after resizing it....

    Quote Originally Posted by PoulsboMike View Post
    I recently resized the WINRETOOLS partition ... however the partition type, which used to be "Recovery" is now shown as "Primary".
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  3.    14 Jun 2017 #13
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    Here are the results of the reagentc and bcdedit commands.

    >>I'd like to see the full text from reagent /info and bcdedit. Can you attach it as a text file please.
    Can Partition Type be changed Attached Files
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  4.    14 Jun 2017 #14
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    Thanks,

    It appears that only the path needs to be set. To use partition 4, type this in an elevated command prompt.

    Code:
    reagentc /setreimage /path \\?\GLOBALROOT\device\harddisk0\partition4\Recovery\WindowsRE

    You may wish to check first that your partition 4 does indeed contain the recovery environment. You are looking for the folder that contains Winre.wim. Mini Tools Partition Wizard can explore partitions that have no drive letter and/or are hidden.

    It probably isn't necessary to mark the partition as 'Recovery' for it to work, but if you wish the Diskpart Set ID command can be used.
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  5.    14 Jun 2017 #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bree View Post
    You may wish to check first that your partition 4 does indeed contain the recovery environment. You are looking for the folder that contains Winre.wim. Mini Tools Partition Wizard can explore partitions that have no drive letter and/or are hidden.

    It probably isn't necessary to mark the partition as 'Recovery' for it to work, but if you wish the Diskpart Set ID command can be used.
    I'm still concerned that the note : "There is no volume associated with this partition." appeared in the partition 4 detail.
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  6.    14 Jun 2017 #16
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    Here's some good information on GPT partitions:
    UEFI/GPT-based hard drive partitions | Microsoft Docs

    Partition 4 has no volume associated with it because it does not have a drive letter assigned. Normally, recovery partitions won't have drive letters assigned, and thus no volume associated with it.
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  7.    14 Jun 2017 #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Here's some good information on GPT partitions:
    UEFI/GPT-based hard drive partitions | Microsoft Docs

    Partition 4 has no volume associated with it because it does not have a drive letter assigned. Normally, recovery partitions won't have drive letters assigned, and thus no volume associated with it.
    I got this info from my wife's Win 10 machine. I'm not sure what mine showed prior to resizing but assumed it was probably similar.

    Partition 4
    Type : de94bba4-06d1-4d40-a16a-bfd50179d6ac
    Hidden : Yes
    Required: Yes
    Attrib : 0X8000000000000001
    Offset in Bytes: 985471647744
    Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
    ---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- --------
    * Volume 3 WINRETOOLS NTFS Partition 450 MB Healthy Hidden
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  8.    14 Jun 2017 #18
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    Hmmm.... maybe I was mistaken twice in the same thread now.

    Further research - no volume associated with it indicates that there is no filesystem on the partition that can be read by Windows. I would go back to what @Bree suggested. Install MiniTool Partition Wizard and try to explore that partition from within MiniTool Partition Wizard and see if it can detect any files and folders there.

    A partition is only space set aside on a physical drive for a filesystem - it confines whatever filesystem gets put into that partition to the space set for the partition.

    When you format the partition, you create the filesystem in it.

    Once the OS recognizes that a filesystem is present, then it assigns a volume to it.

    Then, if desired, the OS will assign a drive letter to the volume to make it routinely accessible to the user.
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  9.    14 Jun 2017 #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoulsboMike View Post
    I'm still concerned that the note : "There is no volume associated with this partition." appeared in the partition 4 detail.
    Hmm, it appears that resizing the partition did more damage than just changing its ID. What tool did you use?

    Before doing anything else, I'd make sure I had a full image of all partitions. I'm not sure what repair options are available for UEFI/GPT drives, all mine are MBR. Let's hope a GPT guru spots this thread.
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  10.    14 Jun 2017 #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bree View Post
    Hmm, it appears that resizing the partition did more damage than just changing its ID. What tool did you use?

    Before doing anything else, I'd make sure I had a full image of all partitions. I'm not sure what repair options are available for UEFI/GPT drives, all mine are MBR. Let's hope a GPT guru spots this thread.
    I used EaseUS Partition Master 12.0
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