1.    07 Oct 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 145
    Win7

    How to clean up this mess?


    I just completed the Win10 Anniversary Update on my laptop. Doing that is another story - but this is what my boot drive looks like now:

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    This system was originally Win8 (I know, i should change the drive name) which i updated to Win10 when that came out. I never paid attention to the boot drive layout, but thought I should check after the AU update.

    It looks like I've got a bunch of useless partitions out there, but how to tell which is which?

    PS: the 2 TB disk is an external one I use for backups - I made a Macrium image of the C: drive before the AU update.
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  2.    07 Oct 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,381
    windows 10

    You only need EFI and drive c the rest you can remove shift c to the left then expand it that's assuming you never want to recover back to 8. As a safe guard image all the disk before you do it so you can role back if needed
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  3.    07 Oct 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 145
    Win7
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Samuria View Post
    You only need EFI and drive c the rest you can remove shift c to the left then expand it that's assuming you never want to recover back to 8. As a safe guard image all the disk before you do it so you can role back if needed
    Excellent - thanks for the quick feedback. I'll be happy to reclaim the space.
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