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DISKPART> list partition

Partition ###  Type              Size     Offset
-------------  ----------------  -------  -------
Partition 1    System             500 MB  1024 KB
Partition 2    OEM                 40 MB   501 MB
Partition 3    Reserved           128 MB   541 MB
Partition 4    Recovery           490 MB   669 MB
Partition 5    Primary            920 GB  1159 MB
Partition 6    Recovery           350 MB   921 GB
Partition 7    Recovery             9 GB   921 GB

Above is the list of partitions on my system that I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1. Why are there multiple recovery partitions (4,6,7)? Shouldn't there be just one recovery partition? And what is the Reserved partition (#3) for?

Of the partitions 4,6 and 7 , only #4 shows any meaningful label:

Partition 4
Type    : de94bba4-06d1-4d40-a16a-bfd50179d6ac
Hidden  : Yes
Required: Yes
Attrib  : 0X8000000000000001
Offset in Bytes: 701497344

Volume ###  Ltr  Label        Fs     Type        Size     Status     Info
----------  ---  -----------  -----  ----------  -------  ---------  --------
* Volume 4         WINRETOOLS   NTFS   Partition    490 MB  Healthy    Hidden
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