1.    26 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit

    New recovery drive is much smaller than previous one.


    Hi,

    I'm confused. After my Windows 10 upgrade was finished I created a "Recovery drive" on a 32 GB flash drive and it filled the drive to 26.8 GB. I just finished a clean install on my hard disk with all unallocated space and decided to make a new "recovery drive" on the old flash drive when I was finished. I did "check" to include system files and the process took quite a while but only 3.5 GB are now being used on the flash drive. Why such a difference in data this time than before? Is this drive okay?

    Thanks,
    Ed
    Last edited by Whatrymes; 27 Aug 2015 at 06:26.
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  2.    29 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 68
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Whatrymes View Post
    Hi,

    I'm confused. After my Windows 10 upgrade was finished I created a "Recovery drive" on a 32 GB flash drive and it filled the drive to 26.8 GB. I just finished a clean install on my hard disk with all unallocated space and decided to make a new "recovery drive" on the old flash drive when I was finished. I did "check" to include system files and the process took quite a while but only 3.5 GB are now being used on the flash drive. Why such a difference in data this time than before? Is this drive okay?

    Thanks,
    Ed
    Windows 10 uses a different recovery method than previous OS.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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