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Windows 7: Hard drive letter messed up after changing motherboard

10 May 2012   #21
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

carry out following. Please use this procedure. Please use the link given for uploading.

HOW TO POST A SNAPSHOT OF DISK MANAGEMENT DISPLAY
Run disk management:
WIN |
type DISKMGMT.MSC | ENTER
WIN=
key with Microsoft logo on top.


Maximize the output of Disk Management:
ALT-Spacebar
key combo | X key (selects Maximize) |
Drag the field separators (such as between Status and Capacity) to show entire field.


Make a snapshot:
WIN |
type SNIPPING | ENTER | New
Drag the cursor around the area you want to snip.
File | Save as | select save location and name | Save


Post the snapshot:
Post a File or Screenshot in Seven Forums


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10 May 2012   #22
sylphan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hard drive letter messed up after changing motherboard-screenshot-3.png

It is enough? I still can't use my SSD cache drive...


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10 May 2012   #23
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

nol enough, need also the bottom half.
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12 May 2012   #24
sylphan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

oh sorry, here:
Hard drive letter messed up after changing motherboard-screenshot-4.png

disk 0 not OS drive.. it's okay?


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13 May 2012   #25
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

I suggest you disconnect all drives except for the drive with your operating system.

Reboot your computer.

Power down.

Connect the second drive that you think you cannot live without.

Reboot.

Now I recommend going into disk management and giving your drives meaningful names and assigning drive letters.

After this step, post a new disk management. If you really have a ram disk, than I suggest forgetting it.
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