Windows 10: Clean install with WIMBoot & delete recovery partition
Except that every standard recovery partition I have ever seen Windows 10 create has been either 450 or 500 MB in size, not 1 GB.
I fully agree that the recovery partition containing the Windows 8/8.1 factory image is already gone on this tablet.
A wimboot partition would be at least 5GB. I have seen some odd sized recovery partitions when doing an upgrade. For clean installs, they are normally 450 MB as you say.
The Recovery partition in question is the WinRE partition.. OEM's can set any size of EFI and WinRE partition..
You are referring to a standard clean install recommended partitions sizes..
there are many reasons why the WinRE recovery partition would need to be larger...
500MB of touch friendly drivers would increase the winre.wim and recovery partition size..
fresh install on tablet
hi there. i know this is a old post. but maybe anyone can help me because i have about the same problem.... a have a airis winpad 81w tablet... i;being so stupid; went and made a clean install of windows 10, and erase all of the partitions; to gain so me more space. and make the windows to create all the partitions. all good. but the windows cant complete the install on the last part. i them go to diskpart to see the partititons and i have 2 partitions whit "hidden" attibutes- sistem and recovery partitions. i think that the problem. if the partitions are hidden, are windows able to write on them?
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