I have a total of three drives I am currently using. My OS Drive (C:) currently is set under disk management as (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary Partition). My second Drive (L:) is for use with my Weekly Backups and I wanted to change the drive letter to W. Instead I accidently clicked to change the partition to Active. Furthermore, because my drive was maxed out with space, I just finished reformatting it to start over so now I have no backups. Is my setting it to active going to cause my OS not to boot if I restart since it is not on that drive? Do I need to go into cmd and deactivate it? Please help...
(Solved) - Accidently set my storage drive (internal) as an active partition.(9 posts)
Thank you for your responses. Just to clarify once more... my C: drive has my OS on it. System reserve is set to (System, Active, Primary Partition). The rest of drive C: is set as (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary Partion) - Active is not set on that and that worries me.
Drive L:, which is currently reformatted and has nothing on it is set as (Active, Primary Partition.
And drive M:, though I doubt it important is set as (Primary Partition) only. Before I clicked said button to make it active, L: was also (Primary Partition) only. If I were to do a restart now, would it still boot to my C: drive with no problems even though it does not say Active and my empty storage drive does?
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