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Windows 7: Moving Win 7 from Drive N to Drive C


26 Apr 2010   #11

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

<sarc>
Microsoft should drop the "drive letter" convention already...
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Maybe if you try EasyBCD, it might fix you up... But do a system image before trying, OK?

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26 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Nope.

If you are booted into Vista - let's say it already has C for itself in Dos mounted devices - then run setup.exe of the Windows 7 install files while you are still booted into Vista - point the 7 installer at any other partition.

Windows 7 cannot call itself C - it will take the next available drive letter.

When 7 has installed - boot into it and it will not announce itself as C.

Clear I hope?

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