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i pulled up disk defrag software,
and then for my disks i see my "C" drive which is my HDD, and then i see "system reserved"

what is the system reserved drive?





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Ahh.. All might Google explains what your looking for.

http://helpdeskgeek.com/help-desk/hdg-explains-what-is-the-system-reserved-partition/
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Basically, the folder contains the following files and folders:

- Boot

- System Volume Information

- bootmgr

- BOOTSECT.bak

- $RECYCLE.BIN
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    The reason Windows creates that partition is so that you can use BitLocker encryption on the C: partition and still have something unencrypted that the BIOS can read to boot Windows and load the BitLocker driver to decrypt C:.
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