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  1.    24 Oct 2016 #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by fdegrove View Post
    Hi,



    Are we still talking about the RE partition ?

    Cheers,
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  2.    24 Oct 2016 #22
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    Hi,

    So, yes it's still the Recovery partition.
    Ignore it, nothing's written to it. Nothing's read from it.

    Cheers,
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  3.    24 Oct 2016 #23
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    Quote Originally Posted by fdegrove View Post
    Hi,

    So, yes it's still the Recovery partition.
    Ignore it, nothing's written to it. Nothing's read from it.

    Cheers,
    Why does it need it then?
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  4.    25 Oct 2016 #24
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    Maybe not having a drive letter decides whether Windows throws up this 'never run... needs optimisation' message. Try deleting a drive letter on another test partition and see if that behaves the same.

    I'd say it was a notification that should not be present but changing the behaviour would probably require a rewrite of most of that part of the OS.
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  5.    25 Oct 2016 #25
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clint View Post
    Why does it need it then?
    Just a list with all storage options and gives you opportunity to defrag if you want to. It doesn't mean it has to be done. I always turn off auto defrag, never defragged manually, without any ill effects. D: and G: are partitions on one HDD that's only 6 month old but F: has been connected for 3-4 years.
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  6.    25 Oct 2016 #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
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    I see you have an "extra" system reserved(the bottom one) Mike

    If you ever want to get rid of it, I have a mini tutorial here: Can somebody help me on how to reconfigure boot loader in Windows 10? - Page 3 - Windows 10 Forums

    You also need to read the post #26 on same page.
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  7.    25 Oct 2016 #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    I see you have an "extra" system reserved(the bottom one) Mike

    If you ever want to get rid of it, I have a mini tutorial here: Can somebody help me on how to reconfigure boot loader in Windows 10? - Page 3 - Windows 10 Forums

    You also need to read the post #26 on same page.
    Thanks, it's from C: drive, I already got rid of one that was leftover from W7 or 8, don't remember now. I also made an MR backup with only one System reserved and main, C: partitions but never got around to restore it like that.
    This is as of now:
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    I'm not sure but that unalocated 903MB partition shows up on some but not other partitioning programs and can't do anything with it so my guess that it's over-provisioning space for that SSD. (Silicon Power v700).
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  8.    25 Oct 2016 #28
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    Yep I see you have no "extras".
    Maybe if it shows up in choose drive you can at least turn it off:
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  9.    25 Oct 2016 #29
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    This is in MR as set for backup.
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    That last one has no options.
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  10.    25 Oct 2016 #30
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    This is in MR as set for backup.
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    That last one has no options.
    Same as mine:
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    By the way disk management online Help looks like it has been updated: Overview of Disk Management including the troubleshooting portion.
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