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  1.    05 Sep 2017 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
    True, but you might as well configure it correctly.
    As I said, I usually delete them, especially on a legacy bios install as they use one of the four valuable primary partitions, and just waste space imo.
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  2.    07 Sep 2017 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    As I said, I usually delete them, especially on a legacy bios install as they use one of the four valuable primary partitions, and just waste space imo.
    You know, you can end up with the recovery 'partition' inside the C: drive instead. One of my legacy bios machines had all 4 partitions in use and the only pre-existing recovery partition was an OEM one that was already full. Running Setup to upgrade to Windows 10 put the files that would normally be in a recovery partition into the hidden and protected C:\Recovery folder instead, as Reagentc shows...

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