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Does this look like, all these partitions

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    Does this look like, all these partitions


    I run 3 HDS. 1 SSD, and 2 normal drives.

    I just clean formatted my SSD and installed Windows 8 on it, which I always put on that drive.
    However I am seeing a bunch of partitions, 4 recovery partitions. Are these normal? If not, how would I get rid of them?


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    Looks like you upgraded to Windows 8.1 x2 times, than when you done the reinstall did not clean the SSD first

    To clean install:
    1) Clean the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
    SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation - Windows 7 Help Forums
    than
    2a) Clean install with the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk.

    2b) Clean Install - Windows 8

    2c) UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
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    thanks so do step 1 and 2c?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gizbug View Post
    thanks so do step 1 and 2c?
    Yes what will clean it up.
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    Thank You. I guess this could have caused issues in windows if I didn't clean this up
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Does this look like, all these partitions
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