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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
 
 

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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.

Win8?

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 Windows 7. 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.

toolmant9
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