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Remove or Deleted Surface Pro Recovery Partition

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2016-05-10 13:59:56 Posted by Judie to Manage Partition

Summary:
Here you can learn how to copy recovery partition to USB drive and deleted recovery partition on Surface Pro. It is a safe and efficient way to increase disk space on your Surface Pro devices.

How can I remove recovery partition on Surface Pro?

I bought a Surface pro 3 last year and recently I upgraded it to Windows 10. But soon I found that I am very low on storage space. After checking disk management, I found a 5.27 GB Recovery Partition. So I was wondering if I could somehow delete the recovery partition from my Surface Pro to reclaim this space. I would love to extend my Windows system partition and gain that 5.27 GB. But I'm not sure how to do it in a safe way? Do I need to do a full Windows 10 reset? Please give me some suggestion! 

Many users want to remove recovery partition on Surface Pro to gain more disk space. It is helpful at most times. But what is the best way to do the job? Usually, a recovery partition is important for disaster recovery. So you’d better move Surface Pro Recovery Partition to USB to create a USB recovery drive before completely delete it from your device. And another problem is that how you can delete recovery partition on Surface Pro. I'm pretty sure Windows Disk Management tool in other normal Windows computer allows you to delete partitions, extend a partition into free space. But it seems that Surface Pro is an exception. For this reason, we recommend you try a reliable third-party partition magic tool to do the job.

Steps to delete Surface Pro recovery partition with EaseUS partition software

EaseUS partition software is a professional hard disk partition management tool. It allows you to easily copy recovery partition to USB drive, deleted recovery partition on Surface Pro and resize surface Pro partition. Compared with Windows built-in partition management tool, this program has many flexible and advanced features, for example, schedule backup, image compressing, etc. 

Step 1. Launch EaseUS partition software. Select the partition you want to delete and right click the mouse to choose "Delete partition".

Select the recovery partition you want to delete on Surface Pro

Step 2. After selecting Delete partition, you will see the following window. Click "OK" to apply the operation to delete the recovery partition.

Easily remove recovery partition on Surface Pro with EaseUS partition manager

Step 3. Click "Apply" to apply all pending operations.