Is it OK to delete recovery partition?

Is it OK to delete recovery partition?

Which recovery partition should you delete? If you have upgraded to Windows 10 from previous Windows system, then the factory default recovery partition will not work normally. In that case, you should delete this recovery partition and reclaim disk space.

What is healthy recovery partition?

Recovery Partition is a special partition on the hard drive used to restore the system in the event of problem. Recovery Partition drive can be seen in Windows Explorer as a usable drive, you should not attempt to store files in it.

Is the recovery partition necessary?

Recovery partition is not necessary for booting Windows, nor is it required for Windows to run. But if it is indeed a Recovery partition that Windows created (somehow I doubt it), you might want to keep it for repair purpose. Deleting it wouldn’t cause problem from my experience. But you do need System Reserve.

Does Windows 10 need a recovery partition?

The Recovery Partition is an essential part of the Windows installation; it may be used to restore the operating system if issues are encountered.

What partition should I install Windows 10 on?

As the guys explained, the most appropriate partition would be the unallocated one as the installed would make a partition there and the space is enough for the OS to be installed there.

What is the difference between system repair disc and recovery disc?

A recovery drive, also known as a recovery disk, is similar to, but not entirely the same as, a repair disk. It provides access to similar repair utilities as the system repair disk. In addition, however, a recovery drive includes Windows 10 or 8 system files so that you can reinstall a platform with it if required.

Which recovery partition is active?

But how do you determine which partitions are old and which is the current one? Open an elevated command prompt, e.g. by opening Start, typing cmd.exe, holding down Shift and Ctrl, and selecting the Command Prompt result. Run the command reagentc /info, it displays which Recovery Partition, if any, is active.