Windows 10: 128 MB other partition

  1. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,091
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Apr 2017 #1

    128 MB other partition


    Does anyone know what these 128 MB "other partitions" are that show up with Partition Wizard ?

    They do not show up in Disk Management.

    I`d like to delete them if possible.

    If it`s nothing to worry about, then I`ll just leave them be.

    Thanks, Brian :)
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Partition Wizard.JPG   Disk Management.JPG  
    Last edited by AddRAM; 01 May 2017 at 11:23.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2. Cliff S's Avatar
    Posts : 21,250
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       01 May 2017 #2

    Get out of the house now Brian!

    The Black helicopters are coming for you now:

    You just found the CIA's hidden data collection partitionsClick image for larger version. 

Name:	tinfoil.gif 
Views:	40 
Size:	4.2 KB 
ID:	132845

    Seriously though,They are the hidden MSR partition: Microsoft Reserved Partition - Wikipedia
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,091
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       01 May 2017 #3

    Is that because I setup them up as GPT drives ?

    None of my 500 GB drives have that show up in PW and they are also GPT.

    I`m baffled, befuddled, amazed and astounded.... All at the same time
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  4. Barman58's Avatar
    Posts : 2,766
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1803 - 17134.5 XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       01 May 2017 #4

    I have them on some drives too, seem to recall when I looked into it they were something to do with the GPT file system rather than the OS so obviously left them alone - when it come down to it between internal and external over five disks I have 2 128MB, on an 8TB external and a 3TB Internal 1 an 8MB on a 2TB and nothing on another 3TB with less than half of the disk partitioned confusing yes, but not enough to worry about
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5. AddRAM's Avatar
    Posts : 2,091
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       01 May 2017 #5

    Thanks Nigel, I`ll leave them be :)
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
I was trying to install linux on my UEFI mode windows 10 laptop couple days ago, unfortunately there's something went wrong during the installation process, the grub directly wrote data in my win10 system boot partition. Luckily I saved my data and...
So I'm having a lot of trouble doing my Win 7 to Win 10 upgrade (long story, other threads here), and then I realized that if I screwed up, I could damage my Windows partition :mad:, which also contains like 100+ GB of installed programs (but no...
Hello everyone, This is my very first post to this forum, so please don't bite my head off if my question has been answered already or if it's in the wrong section. :o So, I've had this 1Tb HDD lying around unused, so I had the bright idea of...
Solved Do I need this partition? in General Support
Hi All, I bought my computer a few years ago with Windows 7 preinstalled. The drive was partitioned into "C" and a small recovery partition "E". I did a clean install of Windows 10. Do I still need the "E" partition??? Is it some sort of...
Solved Can I keep Win 8.1 on it's own partition? in Windows Updates and Activation
Maybe I've missed something along the way and I am somewhat confused to the upgrade process. Maybe others have the same concern. I have a typical laptop system, Asus UX303La, that I recently purchased from the Microsoft Store. The laptop came with...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:46.
Find Us