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Windows 7: Windows 7 x64 Dual Boot With Vista x86 Wierd Problem

02 Nov 2010   #1
jickis31

Windows 7 x64, Vista x86
 
 
Windows 7 x64 Dual Boot With Vista x86 Wierd Problem

Hello there!

I'm glad I found this forum. Two days ago I installed Windows 7 Ultimate(x64) on drive D partition in my Vista laptop. Vista is on drive C. Everything is ok except that when I boot into Windows 7, the drive letter is changed to C and Vista to D.But everything seems perfectly fine. Also when I boot into Vista the drive again turns to C and Windows 7 to D. What seems to be the problem?Any ideas please? I tried to change the drive letters to no avail.

regards,

jickis31


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02 Nov 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jickis31 View Post
Hello there!

I'm glad I found this forum. Two days ago I installed Windows 7 Ultimate(x64) on drive D partition in my Vista laptop. Vista is on drive C. Everything is ok except that when I boot into Windows 7, the drive letter is changed to C and Vista to D.But everything seems perfectly fine. Also when I boot into Vista the drive again turns to C and Windows 7 to D. What seems to be the problem?Any ideas please? I tried to change the drive letters to no avail.

regards,

jickis31

Its no problem. that is the way it is supposed to be. Is it causing you any problems?
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02 Nov 2010   #3
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Hello jickis31 Welcome to the Seven Forums!

There is no problem being seen with the drive letters. Once you boot into one version in a dual boot setup you should be seeing the other version as D or another preferred drive letter leaving D reserved for the optical drive. You want the Windows you are booted into at the time to be seeing itself as C for sure!

For having Vista seen as E, F, G, or another letter a quick trip into the Windows 7 Disk Management tool and right clicking on the Vista volume there allows you to reassign a different drive letter of choice. Likewise while booted into Vista you can do the same for the 7 primary in the Vista DM. https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html
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03 Nov 2010   #4
jickis31

Windows 7 x64, Vista x86
 
 

Hey there,

Thank you for all your replies. Yes, I'm not having any problems with the change of drive letters on Windows 7/Vista boot ups. So I guess I leave it that way. Thanks everyone!

regards,

jickis31
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