1.    18 Mar 2017 #1
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    Disk partitioning, win10 installation


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ID:	125591Hello. Can somebody explain me what EFI System Partition is doing? Should i remove it? I've tryied already to install win10 from USB multiple times. After installation, pc restarts and starts to display UNACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE, or , if i insert USB again and click Search problems, it points to C:\Windows\System32\logfiles\Srt\SrtTrail.txt . It appears that after installation it "loses" path to disk(which exist and isn't damaged). I can provide more info. Thx for help...
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  2.    18 Mar 2017 #2
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    Welcome to the forum. The best option is to delete all the partitions don't create any then boot the install and let it create what it needs
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  3.    18 Mar 2017 #3
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    EFI partition should be formatted Fat32
    It contains the BCD Boot Files used to boot The Windows OS
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  4.    18 Mar 2017 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuria View Post
    Welcome to the forum. The best option is to delete all the partitions don't create any then boot the install and let it create what it needs
    Quote Originally Posted by Kyhi View Post
    EFI partition should be formatted Fat32
    It contains the BCD Boot Files used to boot The Windows OS
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  5.    18 Mar 2017 #5
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    If you want to keep Fedora you could copy the ESP contents somewhere, reformat it FAT32 and then copy back the contents.

    If the ESP is FAT32 windows installer will use it.

    You might have to update /etc/fstab in Fedora if you have defined ESP using UUID.

    installation - Best partition scheme for ubuntu + windows with EFI and GPT - Ask Ubuntu
    Last edited by lx07; 18 Mar 2017 at 09:47. Reason: update fstab
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  6.    18 Mar 2017 #6
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    If you want to keep Fedora you could copy the ESP contents somewhere, reformat it FAT32 and then copy back the contents.

    If the ESP is FAT32 windows installer will use it.

    You might have to update /etc/fstab in Fedora if you have defined ESP using UUID.

    installation - Best partition scheme for ubuntu + windows with EFI and GPT - Ask Ubuntu
    Say What??? You lost me at fedora.... LOL
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  7.    18 Mar 2017 #7
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    He has Fedora installed, you can tell by looking at his Gparted snip.
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