System reserved folder?

surfbug

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I had a pc but I tranfered to a imac. I see the system reserved folder on the desktop. I clicked on the left mouse when I saw the eject option. Can I eject it?
 

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smirking

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Go ahead and eject it and see what happens. The system won't blow up.

What's in it? I'd expect that it would be a recovery partition from your old Windows filesystem. If so, it'd be an irrelevant partition that's just going to be dead weight in its new home.
 

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Can I eject all on the desktop? I saw my external hd. Is it different than the aother system reservted?
 

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Can I eject all on the desktop? I saw my external hd. Is it different than the aother system reservted?
Unless there's another volume that isn't visible from your screenshot, that other volume is probably your Time Machine volume. Is Time Machine on an external volume that's connected to your computer? If so, that System Reserved volume is on your Time Machine drive. Ejecting both would mean you wouldn't be able to backup to Time Machine, but remounting the Time Machine volume is easy.

It's not going to eject the active system. As I said before, the system won't blow up. Go ahead and eject one or both.
 
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surfbug

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I think I keep the system reserted folder. Thanks for helping me.