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Partitions on 'C' drive.

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Hi, I was recently looking at my drives in Macrium Reflect and noticed that there are 7 partitions. As I am not aware of what should be there, I thought I would ask for advice but I don’t remember there being so many before.

 

In the image attached I have marked C drive in case the image is difficult to see.

 I do clone my drives, could this be connected? Thanks.

 

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Can you take another screen shot and upload it again. It is really blurry and impossible to read.

Cloning a drive is not going to create more partitions. A clone is a complete copy of a drive to a separate drive.


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Hi, thanks for your reply. I have increased the resolution. Is this better?

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Gday.

Here is an explanation of why you may have more than one Recovery partition. 

https://win10.guru/why-do-i-have-multiple-recovery-partitions-the-explanation/ 


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Hi, thanks for that. So it seems it is not really a problem, though it does make you wonder why Microsoft did it that way.

 

I'll probably leave things as they are for now, but am I correct in thinking from what I read that the three recovery partitions to the right of C drive are in fact redundant? I also wonder why the first recovery partition didn't use the C drive to expand into. Either way I see that it is not really a fault which was my concern.


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