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Windows 7: Changing Drive Letters

08 Jul 2012   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Changing Drive Letters

I have installed Win 7 on a SSD on C:. My two HDD were assigned different drive letters other than what I would like. Is it safe to change the HDD drive letters in Drive Management without messing up my data? Thanks,


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08 Jul 2012   #2
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

I suppose anything is possible, but I've never had a problem doing that.

You are backed up anyway, right?
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08 Jul 2012   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
I suppose anything is possible, but I've never had a problem doing that.

You are backed up anyway, right?
Yes, I am backed up. Thanks for the speedy reply.
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