Satellite A300 - 21H - means that the hidden partition?


I have a Satellite A300 - 21H and using MS vista but will get soon dual boot ubuntu.
When I look to the top of the size of my disk I see drive C is Go 148 and then there's an E drive also to 147 GB.
The E drive is ntfs (contains a folder named file text and drive HARD recovery) - I assumed it was the recovery disk, but it seems pretty huge!.

Then I looked in the manula see retrieve it should be 1.5 GB and there is also a shadow of 1.5 GB on the disk drive.
My question is what is the E drive, I can merge with the C drive? and I can wipe and always use the 1.5 gigabytes to retrieve things? and the two backup DVD I made what they are for?

Thanks in advance:


Hey Buddy

The book contains 3 partitions;
A partition contains the operating system Vista
The second partition contains the folder of HARD disk recovery. This HARD drive recovery is necessary for HARD drive recovery procedure. You can grab the laptop without using the disk. You can boot from the HARD drive and can start the HARD drive recovery process.
But it s is strongly recommended to create a recovery disc! This could be useful if something goes wrong with the preinstalled operating system and HARD drive recovery.

Last partition (one hidden) contains the backup files in Vista called Windows re.
These backup files are needed to repair the operating system in critical situations
It s no. recommended to remove, delete or merge this partition!

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