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Windows 8 partitions; Dell XPS 12

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    Windows 8 partitions; Dell XPS 12

    I recently purchased a Dell XPS 12 laptop which came with Windows 8. The partitions are confusing me, however: there is an 8 GB partition that does not have an immediately obvious purpose. Anyone have any ideas? I'd like to delete it and increase my main partition's size. Here is a screen shot from Disk Management:

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    That is the Intel Rapid Start Hibernation Partition.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    That is the Intel Rapid Start Hibernation Partition.
    Thanks! I've disabled that in the BIOS b/c I rarely use sleep anyway. Is it safe to delete that partition then?
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Windows 8 partitions; Dell XPS 12
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