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My Defrag is hanging and i got funny looking drive?

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    Windows 8.1 pro

    My Defrag is hanging and i got funny looking drive?




    Hi, as attached above, whats the problem and any solutions?
    Somehow it is hanging there forever already. Tried all the solution given in this forum from "search"

    Please help thanks

    Running on Windows 8.1

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Hello Jerome92

    FYI, You cannot optimize the system reserved partition in 8.1. That's the one with the long pathname. So, I don't see anything hanging from your screenshot, so I would just go in and uncheck it from you routine defrag schedule and that should take care of your issue. You can also verify the functionality of that partition by trying to create a recovery drive and, if it works, the only thing you are left with is a funny name. However, if you are really disturbed by having the pathname (instead of System Reserved), you can probably rename it and that should take care of your entire issue. Good luck.

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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    The "Flag" icon simply means it is your system drive, and he's right about the other partition that looks like it is a mapped network HD.

    This is the second time I have seen that kind of identifier on a drive. Any idea what causes this?
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    Windows 8.1


    This is the second time I have seen that kind of identifier on a drive. Any idea what causes this?
    Personally, I have no idea what causes this but I can only say it happens from time-to-time and its just a naming thing most times.
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    Windows 8.1 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    This is the second time I have seen that kind of identifier on a drive. Any idea what causes this?
    Personally, I have no idea what causes this but I can only say it happens from time-to-time and its just a naming thing most times.
    Ah, okay glad it's just system recovery drive. Got a scare there Thanks a lot guys!
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    Windows 8.1


    Glad we could help you!
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    Posts : 529
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Finally i wondered what the heck that wired looking thing was in my defrag i got it to.
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    Windows 8.1 64-bits


    LoL *raises hand in the air* me too, I got the same funny looking driver. (network one)
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    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Sounds like many of you would prefer to have the correct name. If so, just rename it. In fact, you can rename it anything you like and it will still function properly because "windows knows" the location of the recovery partition, so just follow the yellow brick road...

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    Hope this helps. Good luck to all.
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