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Windows 7: HDD Drive letter conflict

24 Apr 2011   #1
DadoX

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
HDD Drive letter conflict

Hi guys,
I have just built a new computer with a new hdd which is assigned with drive letter C.
I want to use the hdd from my old PC as well but the issues is, when I connect my old hdd I cannot see it in My Computer. Disk management and Device Manager can see the drive, but there is no letter attached to it, it just shows Disk 1:. I believe the issue is with my old hdd also being assigned to letter C in my old computer. I cannot change the drive letter in Disk Management as this option is grayed out.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you


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24 Apr 2011   #2
Shootist

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

No that is not the problem. Drive letter do not carry over from a different PC. You have to initialize the drive. It needs a disk signature for the PC it is in.
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