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Windows 7: Cannot get drives to come up as letter i want

09 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate (Retail)
Cannot get drives to come up as letter i want

Installed win Pro x64 as fresh and started off with single 500GB SSD split into 2 partitions, used the second partition to take images of the first untill i had everything set up the way i liked then, got rid of D partition to make single 500GB SSD Windows drive all went well.
However when i tried to put in old spinners i cannot get first spinner to come up as drive D, so had a nose round here and came across this thread here:
Can't change hard drive letter to needed letter Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums

but it's not working and still can't get it to read as drive D.

Anyone have any other suggestions?


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09 Aug 2017   #2

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate (Retail)

Now it's getting weird, used a m8 Aomei Partition Assistant Pro v5.6 boot disc and even using that it would not allow me to give a drive the letter D
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09 Aug 2017   #3

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate (Retail)

Well got it sorted, don't ask me how just a bit of playing.
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09 Aug 2017   #4

Windows 7 HP 64

You didn't mentioned if you have a ODD. If you have a ODD it may had D: assigned to it. Then you must fist assign another letter to it and then assign D: to the HDD
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