Forum discussion tagged with partitioning.
  1. [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...
  2. Dars1988

    Question Multi OS on the same SSD but they were installed on different drives - Tricky situation

    Hi everyone, I've been looking all over the web to find a solution to my problem so here I am. I have PC#1 with Windows 10 installed on its SSD drive. I have PC#2 with Windows 7 installed on its SSD drive. What I want to do is combine those 2 already-installed OS on 2 partitions of the same...
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    [SOLVED] partitioning question, external HD

    Hi, thanks for looking. I could use a little help here. I am adding a 1tb drive in an external enclosure to my computer to use as movie storage only. I can only see this drive from computer management where I have the option to format with MBR or GPT. I am sure I am to use the GPT format but I...
  4. SwissxPiplup

    Question Can I Install A Fresh Copy of Windows 10 on a Partition?

    Hi there, I'm looking to reset my Windows PC back to factory defaults but I don't actually have a recovery partition, the solution I've found was to install windows only a memory stick and reset the PC using that. Without using a memory stick, would it be possible to create a partition and...
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    Question SSD Cloning concern/question

    I have a 1TB SSD, Samsung Evo 860 if it matters. My OS, Win 10 Education with WSL (Windows Subsystem in Linux(2.0 I think) and my steam library are currently installed to this drive. I'm awaiting a new 500GB Samsung Evo 860 SSD to use as my boot drive and a new WD Blue SSD. I'm wanting to...
  6. [SOLVED] Windows shows boot menu on startup

    TL;DR On startup, windows shows boot menu for two options, one no longer exists. I recently re-installed windows onto a new M.2, and then whipped the old drive windows was on. After the process was completed, windows is still giving me the option to boot into the old drive. When I try to, it...
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    Question Which partitions are safe to delete?

    View: I have dualbooted two Win10's and im going to reset one of them. I don't want that the other Win10 will be affected. C:DISK is the current partition, C:ACER is the another Win10's partition.
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    Question Unable to boot after using MiniTool to extend System Reserve

    After buying a cheap SSD (Sandisk 120Gb) and made a system clone from my current HDD, it worked well (booted faster and whatnot). I couldn't fully install the newest Windows 10 1903 because my System Reserved Storage was not big enough (I used EaseUS to make the System Clone). I used MiniTool...
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    Question Looking for some assistance migrating my OS / cloning my drive

    Currently, Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate is installed on, and boots from, my machine's SSD drive, but I want to use that drive for installing games instead (there's not really enough space on it for big games when the OS is on it - it's only like 120 GB). My machine also has a HDD that I use for...
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    Question Cloning SSD Partitioning

    When cloning a new SSD if I minimize the NTFS Primary (C) from the previous drive does that mean that on the new drive I will have no more space on the C: drive? Would the best option (if I want maximum space on the new C drive) be to maximize ntfs primary? Thanks!
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    1080 with Acer predator 34 inch

    Hi, First time poster but long time reader! I am putting together a nice new gaming pc. For my graphics card, i am going for the MSI GTX 1080 gaming X8 coupled with an I7-6700k 4.0 mghz processor. I am also looking to buy a new monitor and my eye fell upon the Acer predator X34A. Since this...
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    G.skill ripjaws 8x8 64gb 2800mhz cheaper than 2400mhz explain pls

    hi why is more expensive than ? 1st is £700sih and 2nd...