small oem partition??

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  1. sb18180

    sb18180 MDL Junior Member

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    #1 sb18180, Feb 24, 2010
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2010
    i notice on my samsung oem notepad there is a small partition of about 85mb on the samsung called system and no volume letter what is it for and what do they contain?
    here is what is says about the partition:

    Local Disk (*)
    Local Disk (*)


    Volume letter:
    (*)
    Volume label:
    SYSTEM
    Type:
    Primary
    File system:
    NTFS
    Root entries:
    99
    Sectors per boot:
    8
    Sectors per cluster:
    8


    Serial number:
    ***************
    Partition ID:
    0x07 NTFS
    NTFS version:
    3.01
    Total size:
    85 MB
    Partition size:
    85 MB
    Used space:
    20.2 MB
    Free space:
    64.7 MB
    Activity:
    Yes
    Hidden state:
    No





    i ask because iam putting in a new hdd with windows 7 and just wondering if i will need this partition transfering to the new hdd to activate windows again? or can i just leave it off the new hdd.
    thanks.
     
  2. urie

    urie Moderator
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    Why can't you not just remove older hard drive add new one and install windows 7 see what happens. You don't evn mention what the model is what OS is on it at the moment, it could be a diagnostic partition have you tried asking on samsung forums ? They may offer more info.
     
  3. ray1222

    ray1222 MDL Novice

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