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I have prepared recovery disc separetly. Can I delete Base.wim file in my recovery drive now?

As per alert given by HP Support assistant I have sussessfully prepared three Recovery DVDs with the help of HP Support Assistant. On my Recovery Drive D:\ there is a preload folder that contain a file named base.wim (size 10 GB). If this folder contains the image of the system, can I delete this folder now? By this action I can get 10 GB more space on my PC. Please somebody guide me regarding the above issue.

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Re: I have prepared recovery disc separetly. Can I delete Base.wim file in my recovery drive now?

Hi,

 

As you have created your set of Recovery Discs - ( These will not only reinstall the OS, but re-create the Recovery Partition as well ) - you can completely remove the Recovery Partition.  If you check in the Recovery Manager folder ( in All Programs ) there is usually the option to do this or you can also use Windows Disk Management.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: I have prepared recovery disc separetly. Can I delete Base.wim file in my recovery drive now?

Hi,

 

As you have created your set of Recovery Discs - ( These will not only reinstall the OS, but re-create the Recovery Partition as well ) - you can completely remove the Recovery Partition.  If you check in the Recovery Manager folder ( in All Programs ) there is usually the option to do this or you can also use Windows Disk Management.

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: I have prepared recovery disc separetly. Can I delete Base.wim file in my recovery drive now?

Thanks David,

 

It works. Now I have created 12 GB more space on my PC.

 

Thanks once again for your valuable suggestion.

 

 

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