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Windows 7: I need to convert a primary Windows partition into logical

19 Dec 2014   #31
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If XP wont' let you remove the drive letter then leave it but be alert to not let anything write to the System Reserved partition. I don't know why it's C in the first place since XP should have taken that letter during the booted install. Normally when XP is installed second, it will steal the boot from Win7 until Win7 is repaired and XP added to a Dual Boot using EasyBCD.

But if you don't mind it being lettered this way and performance is normal then you can leave it while guarding against anything writing to C during program installs, backups, etc.

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19 Dec 2014   #32

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If you say so, i'll leave it. Yes, XP was installed after Windows 7, it stole the boot from Windows 7 but i repaired it with EasyBCD.
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