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what is purpose of 300 MB "Recovery Partition" in 8.1?

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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro x64 w/ Start8 v.1.55

    what is purpose of 300 MB "Recovery Partition" in 8.1?


    it appears the old <F8> during boot to choose options doesn't work with this version (or I'm missing it), so I wonder exactly what the purpose of it is. Is it where the files are stored for a 'refresh'?

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what is purpose of 300 MB "Recovery Partition" in 8.1?
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