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On our side by side, the partition between the sections get really hot. Why?

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Very hot partitions are either caused by dirty coils under refrig or the fan motor behind the refrig which cools the compressor and coils , is not working . Sometimes , a mouse gets caught in the blade and stops the motor . This is behind the refrig , behind the lower panel .

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Refrigerators used to use a low wattage electric heater to warm this area in order to prevent condensation from forming there. Now, in an energy concious world, they use a loop from the condensor so "waste" heat can be used for this purpose. If the refrig has been running a long time, this area can become rather hot.

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Next to the smaller section described above, is a larger section which shows the driver letter, size of the driver and condition (if working correctly will show "healthy")

This is the area you can right click and get a menu that will allow you to open, explore, mark the partition as active, change the driver letter, format the drive or delete a partition. (A note of caution here. Changing the driver letter on your main hard drive partition will cause windows to stop functioning. The main hard drive, or hard drive partition, is normally given the letter "C".) A hard drive may show two or more partitions with separate drive letters designated for each partition.


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If you found this information helpful, please remember to leave positive feedback.

Thank You,

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