Server 2008R2 Hidden free space drive


  • We have discovered a free space hidden drive behind the "E" drive on our Server.  During two different boot-scans it shows up as 2 hidden drives that are password protected  See bottom of attached picture.  Is there a way to get control of this drive?  We believe this is the source of the worms and pests on our server

    Saturday, June 14, 2014 3:40 AM


  • Many manufacturers ship servers and desktops pre-configured with recovery and data partitions. You may want to consult with the manufacturer support if these are any of their support partitions. I suspect this as there is also a RECOVERY partition which is another one that is often used.

    Mark B. Cooper, President and Founder of PKI Solutions Inc., former Microsoft Senior Engineer and subject matter expert for Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS). Known as “The PKI Guy” at Microsoft for 10 years.

    Saturday, June 14, 2014 4:54 PM