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Old 28. May 2018, 03:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Windows 10 update adds Healthy Recov partition

Have noticed a new "Healthy Recov" partition (881mg) was added after recent Windows 10 update. A right-click doesn't give any info. except a "help" that leads to something like this: https://www.bing.com/search?q=window...22&form=S00028

That extra partition looks useless (have own backup system) but it can't be deleted or can it?
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Old 28. May 2018, 01:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The more I hear about Windows 10 the more I am glad I have made the considerable effort to reject and remove all the "offers".
As I keep saying, I will stick with Windows 7 until all support stops, by which time I suspect I really won't be alive enough to care either way.

Puppy Linux supplies all my personal needs anyway - apart from Outlook.
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Old 28. May 2018, 03:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I can always delete it with a Linux distro.

If system crashes, it's your fault Burn-IT (just kiddin', has to be somebody elses fault).
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Old 28. May 2018, 04:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I do a daily system backup to a second disk while I'm making coffee!!
Once a week I copy the latest to an external drive.
Both of those disks have a Linux on them. My backup copies are designed to be run from ANY command prompt that can access them.
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Very wise!
I usually do a full backup about every week.

Anyway, deleting that extra "healthy" partition via Solus Budgie has had no effect.
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Old 31. May 2018, 12:36 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Are you using a laptop or a desktop?

Are you sure the partition wasn't there before? Doesn't feel right that a Windows Update would create one. Why would it?

My cousin got the latest update on his system and there is no such partition.

Maybe you got a software like Aomei One Key Recover.y?
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Old 31. May 2018, 09:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Laptop Anupam.

Can't think of any other reason for that partition to have shown up there.
The timing just points to that update.
Of course, i can't be 100% sure since i don't check the partitions every day...
Not familiar with Aomei One Key.
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Laptop Anupam.

Can't think of any other reason for that partition to have shown up there.
The timing just points to that update.
Of course, i can't be 100% sure since i don't check the partitions every day...
Not familiar with Aomei One Key.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...date/extra-rec overy-partition-after-windows-10-1709/d4ecbd8b-4076-414c-b815-b022035747a5 (Split link due to banned word)
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Strange. Why would they want to add a recover.y partition?
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Strange. Why would they want to add a recover.y partition?
It's a resource for Windows users to recover from it containing links to stress management centers, psychological counselling and online pharmacies.
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