Post subject: How do you change the hard drive letter in WinXP
Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:34 pm
Joined: Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:41 pm Posts: 66
I've noticed with desktop computers with many simm card readers, the hard drive might be assigned some other letter besides C. When ever I've tried changing the HDD letter, I get a "HDD letter can't be changed" message. Is there a way to change the HDD letter through Disk Manager or elsewhere?
Post subject: Re: How do you change the hard drive letter in WinXP
Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:56 pm
Joined: Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:44 am Posts: 5754
You cannot change the boot drive letter except by reinstalling from scratch. To prevent the boot drive from being assigned a letter other than "C" during the reinstall you need to insure all flash drive readers are disconnected until after the installation is complete. Scott.
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