formating a partition on drive c

  acein1 09:17 23 Apr 2008
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hi,my new laptop came with a small partition on drive c,it is a 120gb drive total ,the small partition is only 1.5 gb,and i think it only contains some stuff needed by "the teck guys",my question is, can i just format that partition,and if so will my "c" drive then show as the full 120gb,many thanks for any advice

  jack 12:00 23 Apr 2008

Make Model Etc.
They are all different.
The partition is probably a recovery facility and should be left.
They are not put there for fun y'know.

  acein1 16:03 23 Apr 2008

advent ,model 9617,(dixon group)windows vista home premium, thanks for you reply

  Lee.C 16:55 23 Apr 2008

Yep, you're probably better off leaving it alone. Although 1.5gb sounds a bit small for a full back up, it may contain stuff that's required to fix/restore the pc if you run into problems.

  acein1 18:40 23 Apr 2008

many thanks

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