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Windows 7: Can't Assign new drive letter to Windows 7 Partion

05 Apr 2010   #11
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Dang, you beat me to P... I'm at L at the moment :)

Anyway, try Partition Wizard, although you will most likely BSOD yourself because path's are quite important.


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05 Apr 2010   #12
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Whatever volume you boot from should become C.

Do you think you could post a snip of disk management?
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05 Apr 2010   #13
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Leave it or reinstall with C: free.

To assign C: and cut out the 100mb SysReserved partition installed when you format using installer:

Boot DVD>Repair console>Recovery tools, open Command Line, type:
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (for Windows 7 disk)
clean
create partition primary
select partition 1
assign letter=c:
active
format
exit
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