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 b 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: ForumHow to recognize external hard drives without formatting ? ForumHard drive says it needs formatting ForumExternal hard drive half the size after formatting ForumFormatting Hard Drive - No Progress Shown ForumHard drives in backup enclosure "need formatting " message ForumHow to recover data after formatting hard drive ? ForumHow would I go about formatting the hard drive running windows? ForumWhy does it say my drive needs formatting when i connect a sata hard disk to a u ForumHard Drive Formatting issue ForumFormatting Hard Drive ForumHard disk size reduced to half after formatting hard drive ForumNew hard drive UDF formatting help ForumFormatting my hard drive question ForumFormatting hard drive with OS on it ForumHow to initialize a hard drive without formatting !? ForumFormatting an external hard drive for Mac and PC- Video Editing ForumHard Drive formatting issue ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumMy hard drive is working on xp but on windows7 ForumHow to Wipe a Hard drive? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !