Windows 10: What Partitions do I need to keep

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  1. Posts : 7,664
    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       10 Mar 2018 #21

    ThrashZone said: View Post
    Question is do you want to use system restore :)
    ...After that delete partition 2 if you want too.
    The recovery partition does more than just system restore, but you can live without one - just make sure you have the latest bootable install usb handy (or make a recovery drive usb) as they include all the same tools. You never know when you might need the other repair functions normally provided by a recovery partition.
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  2. Posts : 3,376
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64
       10 Mar 2018 #22

    Hi,
    Might have to double check but I believe he already uses macrium reflect :/

    Oops nope might be something to start using :)
    Backup and Restore with Macrium Reflect Windows 10 Tutorials

    Create Backup Image with Macrium Reflect by Britec - YouTube
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  3.    10 Mar 2018 #23

    Hi,

    Just for info:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micros...rved_Partition

    Personally I'd still like to have the EFI partition on drive #0 but that's just me.

    Cheers,
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  4.    10 Mar 2018 #24

    Moving EFI from drive 1 to drive 0 is easy using minitool partition wizard free's partition copy function.
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  5.    10 Mar 2018 #25

    Hi,

    My thoughts exactly. Always make a backup image before you start though.

    Cheers,
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 
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