Formatting Hard Drives? Tags: Hard Drives Partition Formatting Storage Last response: February 4, 2013 12:03 PM in Storage Share Raxbar February 4, 2013 11:58:54 AM I just deleted a partition on a drive and reformatted it. It doesn't have a system reserve partition. My question is, do you need a system reserve partition or can I start putting stuff on it? More about : formatting hard drives noidea_77 a c 86 G Storage February 4, 2013 12:03:20 PM The system reserved partiton is only needed for the boot drive and holds the boot manager. As long as your system boots without problem, there is nothing to worry about. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMultiple Hard Drives Losing Formatting Forum SolvedFormatting two hard drives.(how to?) Forum SolvedFormatting a wiped hard drive. Forum formatting hard drives physically damages cylinders? Forum Problem with folder files that need formatting on my portable hard drives. Forum Hard drives in backup enclosure "need formatting" message Forum SolvedHard Drive needs formatting after being plugged into the Smart TV Forum SolvedFormatting old, second hard drive Forum SolvedReturn to factory settings / Formatting hard drive Forum How to recognize external hard drives without formatting? Forum SolvedManually formatting a hard drive. Forum Solvedformatting a hard drive Forum Solvedopen an external hard drive without formatting Forum Can master hard drives be moved without formatting? Forum Formatting hard drives Forum SolvedFormatting hard drive Forum SolvedQuestion about formatting a hard drive Forum Formatting Vista to 1 of 5 Hard drives -- help Forum SolvedFormatting hard drive for resuse Forum Formatting raid hard drives Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !