Windows 10: After Anniversary update...where are my hard drive boot files??? Solved

  1.    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???
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	disk1.jpg 
Views:	7 
Size:	127.4 KB 
ID:	93847
    Here's a different view of the partition:
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	disk3.jpg 
Views:	9 
Size:	223.3 KB 
ID:	93851

    If I open the 450MB partition and here's what is in it:
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	disk2.jpg 
Views:	3 
Size:	96.6 KB 
ID:	93848
    Here's what's in the "E" patition:
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	disk4.jpg 
Views:	2 
Size:	121.6 KB 
ID:	93853
    Last edited by Cornishman; 03 Aug 2016 at 06:06.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    03 Aug 2016 #2

    I just deleted it 450mb partition. It seems to be OK now.
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	disk1.jpg 
Views:	3 
Size:	208.3 KB 
ID:	93862
    I have a Macrium boot up drive and a couple of image files if I need to go back.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    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 ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
After the Windows 10 Anniversary Update was installed on my Windows 10 Pro, .RDP files won't open. Remote Desktop still works if you open it manually and enter in the server info. But my saved .RDP files won't open. Also, right clicking on them...
I'm trying to figure out what MS changed in Win10. *I typically hook a screwed 10 PC's hard drive to my computer and copy all their files before reinstalling windows. *Then after windows has been reinstalled I hook their hard drive to my pc and copy...
I have reinstalled Windows 10 so do not have any old Windows 8 residue. I need these files to create a new profile with NTLite for a reduced footprint on any reinstallation. Any ideas, a google search does not really help ?
Windows 10 did an update on my wife's desktop that was incompatible with the Nvidia graphic drivers on it. As a result, the dual monitors no longer display. We took the computer to the local Microsoft store and they were fully aware of the problem...
I recently obtained an HP pavilion desktop pc loaded with Windows 7 which I upgraded to 10. All was going well and everything loaded ok but was having problems with Edge so I decided to do a complete restore from the settings which it didn't...
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 03:14.
Find Us