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Windows 7: Dual boot installation has moved drive letters

12 Jul 2012   #11

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

You never have probs with OS on another letter than C, Si?
No, never - apart from that macrium laugh. Nobody else is going to use X anyway.


Don't get me started.

They could have made something good - with a few compromises that everybody would be ok with.

Instead, they have made a hash of it.

Unless the rtm turns out quite different - you never know, MS might have got the message.

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12 Jul 2012   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16

I agree with ya, W8 is Horrible. JMO.
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13 Jul 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
Changed drive letters

Going back some years it was always recommended to install "Oldest OS" first and so on eg. W98, XP and W7. Never had a problem with this and all my data and backup partitions looked exactly the same in each OS without drive letter adjustments. It was only when I changed computers at the end of last year, which allowed me to boot from the Windows DVD that I saw a completely different result from a booted install .
Some day I may get bitten with my method, then I will be back here reviewing these posts.
Thanks again everyone.

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