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 81 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to recognize external hard drives without formatting ? Forum Hard drive says it needs formatting Forum External hard drive half the size after formatting Forum Formatting Hard Drive - No Progress Shown Forum Hard drives in backup enclosure "need formatting " message Forum How to recover data after formatting hard drive ? Forum How would I go about formatting the hard drive running windows? Forum Why does it say my drive needs formatting when i connect a sata hard disk to a u Forum Hard Drive Formatting issue Forum Formatting Hard Drive Forum Hard disk size reduced to half after formatting hard drive Forum New hard drive UDF formatting help Forum Formatting my hard drive question Forum Formatting hard drive with OS on it Forum How to initialize a hard drive without formatting !? Forum Formatting an external hard drive for Mac and PC- Video Editing Forum Hard Drive formatting issue Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum My hard drive is working on xp but on windows7 Forum How to Wipe a Hard drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !