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Windows 7: Changed hard drive letter - software won't work

07 Jun 2015   #1
thefollower

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 
Changed hard drive letter - software won't work

So i have microsoft office installed on a secondary drive, and changed the letter of the drive.

Now the software won't work properly (and windows update for office fails).

I suspect many other software are not working also due to this issue, is there a simple way to fix this or will i have to re-install the software that isn't working correctly?


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07 Jun 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello thefollower,

The easiest way to fix this would be to change the drive letter back to what it was before.
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07 Jun 2015   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You can`t change the drive letter on a drive that you`ve installed a program to, only a data drive`s letter can be changed without problems.

Microsoft Office is now scrambling around looking for it`s program folder on a drive that it can`t find because you changed the letter. Why would you do that ?

All your programs should be installed on the C partition.

You can`t make a proper disk image if you don`t.
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