1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 223
    Windows 10 Home
       03 Aug 2016 #1

    After Anniversary update...where are my hard drive boot files???

    Please help!
    After yesterdays update (I used the media creation tool), I now have 3 partitions on my C drive.
    The top drive, before the update, didn't have the partition on the right (NTFS 450MB used).
    My boot file were in my "E" drive, but now where are they?
    Can I get rid of that 450MB???
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    Here's a different view of the partition:
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    If I open the 450MB partition and here's what is in it:
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    Here's what's in the "E" patition:
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    Last edited by Cornishman; 03 Aug 2016 at 06:06.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 223
    Windows 10 Home
       03 Aug 2016 #2

    I just deleted it 450mb partition. It seems to be OK now.
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    I have a Macrium boot up drive and a couple of image files if I need to go back.
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  3. Joined : Sep 2014
    DFW Area
    Posts : 374
    Windows 8&10
       03 Aug 2016 #3

    Your boot files are still in the only Active Partition, e:.

    The 450 MB partition was your Recovery Tools partition so if your system has a problem and tries to repair itself it cannot. You will need external media. But you probably won't be able to make a Recovery Drive.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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