SYSTEM (G:) appeared in file explorer after clean install of 1903 Solved

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    SYSTEM (G:) appeared in file explorer after clean install of 1903


    Has anyone seen this occur, what is it about? It is small in size but I have no idea how or why this showed up.

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    Windows10 create a special “System Reserved” partition when you install them on a clean disk. Windows doesn’t normally assign a drive letter to these partitions, so you’ll only see them when you use Disk Management or similar utility. You can go to Disk Management to remove the drive letter.
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    10 Home x64 (1903) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
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    Windows install assigns a temporary drive letter to these reserved partitions during the instal which should be removed at completion - sometimes it isn't.

    Disk Management may not let you modify this partition because it is marked as a special system partition. If so then you can use Diskpart to remove the drive letter, Option Two in this tutorial...

    Remove Drive Letter in Windows 10
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  4.    #4

    Fixed


    Thank you both!! FreeBooter, SYSTEM (G:) was not showing up in disk management, that was the first place I looked. It is now removed following the link provided by Bree.

    You guys are awesome.
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    We are glad to hear your issue has been resolved, thank you for letting us know that all is now well!
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