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Windows 7: drive letter changed in dual boot win 7/XP

10 Nov 2009   #1

win 7
drive letter changed in dual boot win 7/XP

Hi guys

I have windows XP pro 32 bit installed in C drive and then installed clean win 7 64bit in drive D. Everything works properly but when I boot from XP, it is in C drive and I see win7 in D drive, when I boot from win7, I see win 7 in C and winXP in D drive. Is it normal or is there any I can do to fix win Xp in C and win7 in D?
Please help. Thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64

This is normal.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Nov 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP


Windows 7 will almost always see itself as C when you are in it. This has no effect whatsoever on how any other programs/apps function with either OS.

You can never change the drive letter for an installed OS as it will most def boink your system.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Nov 2009   #4

win 7

Thanks guys
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