Partition

Forum discussion tagged with Partition.
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    Question Chkdsk fixing corruption/Partition Optimization 1TB HDD

    Hello all, Ever since the beginning of using my Acer Nitro 5 AN515-53, I have experienced stuttering/freezing whenever I do any kind of new task such as opening an application, opening a new tab, or even just scrolling through a loaded webpage. After doing a multitude of possible solutions, I...
  2. KetanBasi

    [SOLVED] Advice for ubuntu disk partitioning

    Here's the story. I have been using the Windows system for years, with only a couple of years in Linux (and WSL). I have installed Windows 10 on my SSD. Thanks to the fact that I have 8GB of RAM and I use 2GB of it for AMD's Integrated Graphics, now I want to have a dual boot system with Ubuntu...
  3. [SOLVED] 6827 MB WINDRIVER Basic Data Partition

    I've just completed a fresh Windows 10 installation on my ACER NITRO 5 laptop (which comes with a NVMe 512 GB SSD). Now I have this "WINDRIVER" partition which allocates 6827 MB out of 512 GB SSD storage: And it has an AUTORUN file in it along with some driver folders. I wonder, what is this...
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    Question Can't boot to windows without CSM enabled after changing to GPT

    Hey everyone, I converted my boot drive to GPT from MBR, and the drive shows as GPT in disk management. All seems good, until I go into the bios and disable CSM, and none of my drives then show up to boot to. I would really appreciate any help with this, thanks!
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    Question How many partition should I make?

    I'm doing a clean installation of Windows 10. I have two disk 512GB SSD and 1TB HDD. How many partition should I make, for OS, programs, VMs and Games. With 512GB SSD and 1TB HDD to play with, how should I distribute the partitions? It's a 64-bit system with 16 GB of RAM. What would you do...
  6. [SOLVED] 29 Gig unknown partition on laptop drive

    Hello Guys, I am currently running out of disk space on my laptop (Acer Aspire A315-41-R0KV with a 256 GB ssd running windows 10), and I found that there is a roughly 30 GB large partition on my disk that I don't have access to via windows explorer (see screenshot below). This is the state that...
  7. wtrfl

    [SOLVED] Store existing files in seperate partition and reinstall Windows to a new partition.

    Hi! I have an old laptop that I know is good hardware but has been slow because of lots of junk and files that I can't be bothered to sort through. I had the idea to move the existing files to a partition on my hard drive, then clean install Windows on another partition. I just don't know how...
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    Question 0x80042453 error when installing windows

    Hello there , While I was working with my laptop , It suddenly turned off then I tried to turn it on , I realize that windows cannot be loaded and it keeps saying "no boot sector on internal hard drive" , I tried to install windows but it was unsuccessful at selecting and making new partition ...
  9. Question Partitions have vanished, even in Disk Management

    Hello! My son's laptop he uses for school and some gaming is on the fritz! Please help. It's a Windows 10 OS. After a bunch of desktop shortcuts when blank and said they couldn't find the target, my child informed me he needed my "expert" help. So, I need help here in order to continue to be...
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    Question Cloned Drive Data Missing

    I used Aomei Backupper Standard 6.4 Free version to clone my XPG M.2 PCIE SSD 1TB to my external Seagate Hard drive 7 TB. Once cloning was complete, I noticed an issue with partition 3. The data size of partition 3 for the source is 653.97 GB, whereas the data size of partition 3 for the clone...
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    Question Partition disppeared , again even after fresh windows install.

    I was downloading some thing and then suddenly my downloaded file disappear. That's when I found out all of my drive that isn't boot drive are disappear again. Around 15 days ago, I encouter this problem after I change my motherboard from B450 to X570. I thought I fix it by fresh install window...
  12. ThinkPCtive

    [SOLVED] Is there a way to boot from a new partition?

    Hi, thank you in advance. I installed my OS on a 1 Tb HDD without any partition. Later on, I allocated the 130 Gb of unallocated memory to a new partition. Is there a way to install a new OS on the new partition B, without deleting my files on the first partition A. A much specific question...
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    [SOLVED] Merge unallocated space on my C drive (OS drive) with the existing OS partition.

    I have just updated my m.2 operating system drive. Prior to installing the drive I created an image of the existing drive. I have now installed the new larger drive and have Windows back up and running. The new drive however has kept exactly the same partitions as previous, and all the...
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    [SOLVED] Partition keep disappearing after changing the MB

    I changed my motherboard from B450 Tomahawk Max to X570 Aorus Elite. Everything went fine except all of my sata device all disappear. If I went to Disk Management , it said that all the sata disk need to be intialize before logical disk manager can access it. I found a way to fix this problem...
  15. Question How to restore or recreate a 'system reserve partition'?

    So my drive boots fine. It has been cloned from a problem drive. However I'm getting an error when I try to do 'Windows-Updates' 0x800f0922 (which it says has to do with the System Reserved Partition) It is complaining that it cannot find the 'System-Reserved' partition or it isn't properly...
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    Question failed restore with EaseUS Backup

    I am using the free edition of EaseUS ToDo Backup and run into problems with restoring in a specific situation. I was doing regular full backups of a Win7 system partition, located on Disk 1 (not sure if it matters, but when I installed Win 7 a long time ago, I forced Windows to use that...
  17. sn0wbit_

    Question how do i move windows 10 to another drive without losing data on either drive

    i recently installed windows on a secondary partition on my ssd (it was the only workaround i could find to not lose data) and im trying to figure out how to move the entire contents of that partition back onto the main partition of the ssd, i cant find anything on google that isnt a scam...
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    Question Cant delete partition See details!

    Hi, Hopefully someone can help. I have built my computer back up again after some time stored away. Thinking of building a new computer anyway but want to get this running first. When I turn it on I get a message saying boot device failed insert media and press any key to try again. I done...
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    Question Not Factory partition fail recovery

    MSI GL73 8rd Laptop, Samsung evo 970 installed replacing a single HDD(1TB drive split into 2, showing 558g in C & 349 in Data) I used Samsung data migration tool. It worked and will boot no problem. It wont let me make any form of recovery, reset or allow me do a fresh windows install...
  20. Question Virtual Disk Manager problem! cannot create a New Simple Volume(HELP!)

    So recently on this PC I wanted to dual boot install Kali Linux, so I shirked my D- Drive 20GB and went to create a new simple volume and went on to create a new simple volume and this error came up : I tried all the available solutions on the internet which says to change my drive to MBR, GPT...