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Windows 7: Windows 7-assign letter

16 Dec 2009   #1
smithywill

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Windows 7-assign letter

Hey

Just a quick question, a while back when i installed XP, for some reason it assigned the main hardrive the letter I: , this means some programs wont install etc. If i do a clean install of windows 7 on this PC will it assign the main harddrive to I: or C: by default?

Cheers

Will


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16 Dec 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

It should assign it as C: by default...
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16 Dec 2009   #3
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smithywill View Post
Hey

Just a quick question, a while back when i installed XP, for some reason it assigned the main hardrive the letter I: , this means some programs wont install etc. If i do a clean install of windows 7 on this PC will it assign the main harddrive to I: or C: by default?

Cheers

Will
It will pick C by default. You have the option to pick the letter for the backup drive, ie. the drive that will contain system image and system restore. In fact, you will have the option to decide how much space you want to devote to the backup drive.
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