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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 Windows 7 in D drive, when I boot from Windows 7, 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 Windows 7 in D?
Please help. Thanks

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10 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

This is normal.
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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.
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12 Nov 2009   #4

win 7
 
 

Thanks guys
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