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When I swap the drives, the... I will assume that you are in the situation where vista sees itself as C and the XP partition and everything between the XP and vista partitions slid one lettter. OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz Motherboard ASUSTeK Computer INC. Click the green check at the top of screen. http://sherik.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-of-vista-x64-and-x86-on-same-drive.php

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    1. Lines and paragraphs break automatically.More So I want: When I am in XP: c: XP drive d: my data z: VISTA drive When I am in VISTA: c: Vista-drive d: my date z: XP-drive Is this The "problem" is that, while you can change the drive letter for the Windows Vista partition when you are in Windows XP, when you are in Windows Vista you cannot change It will always give you an error message saying: "Windows cannot modify the drive letter of your volume.

      If you are familiar with the Windows System and Boot partitions and how 2K and XP assigns drive letters then you will know that when you have separate system and boot Now the Boot partition gets priority and will be assigned C: while the system partition comes second and gets D: - that is if it gets a letter. That would affect the backup.

      During Windows bootup the stored partition number is compared with the disk signature and if they match then the partition will retain the drive letter that was previously assigned to it. I hate this. The Unique Partition Numbers. Ill see if I can locate drive remappers in the mneantime My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

      My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Pavilion Elite 495UK OS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit CPU Intel Core i7 870 @ 2.93GHz Motherboard MSI 2A9C (CPU1) Memory 8Gb Dual-Channel DDR3 change the drive letter of your data partition to E: in both Windows Vista and Windows XP. We'll update on this as we get our hands on more final retail versions of Win-8 and do more testing. Both are...

      Regardless of which OS I boot into - XP or Vista - the drive letters are always the same. Suppose if you install any app in "D:" in the first OS and then install the same App in C: of the second OS then there will be conflicts in installation Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? since the C:\ is visible within Win7 in all navigational dialogs and I find myself going there by habit.

      OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz Motherboard ASUSTeK Computer INC. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/7d8fe361-fa13-4a62-84b6-a8bc6734beaf/-windows-7-changing-the-drive-letter-for-the-partitions-in-dual-boot-?forum=w7itproinstall Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Installation & Setup Dual disk system booting with incorrect drive lettersHere is what I did: 1) Installed Windows 7 Ultimate on a new system with two physical disk drives (c: is And there were also lot of data conflicts due to this issue.

      Therefore if you install to Win XP drive W:, Windows 7 will take drive W: as it's drive letter. Check This Out All seemed to go smoothly, except for the fact that I couldn't boot from the Win7 DVD for some reason. This will mean that as Windows continues to boot and starts looking for files such as E:/Documents and Settings or E:\Users\Name the paths will of course now be invalid and files OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz Motherboard ASUSTeK Computer INC.

      Vista, WIn 7 and 8 are okay as they always make themselves C: when you boot them. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number ASUSTeK Computer INC. These device letters can be changed if you change them from the lower graphic part of Disk Management screen. http://sherik.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-win7-win-8-drive-letter-issues.php My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

      An Introduction to UEFI and GPT Microsoft Knowledge Base Articles Order in Which MS-DOS and Windows Assign Drive Letters How Win 2000 Assigns, Reserves, and Stores Drive Letters Unable to OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz Motherboard ASUSTeK Computer INC. The drive letter of the drive, the partition, or the volume that you specified is changed, and the new drive letter appears in the appropriate drive, partition, or volume in the

      Rajiv P [email protected] Edited by Rajiv.p Wednesday, November 09, 2011 1:58 PM Wednesday, November 09, 2011 1:57 PM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote It’s perfectly normal for

      Home Sitemap Privacy-Policy About Contact/Feedback Donate Copyright/Legal I wanted to run a dual boot. On first reboot after a signature change each partition on the affected drive will have its unique number updated to match the new disk signature, then be reassigned a drive letter. You will have to use the WIN8 boot repair or easy bcd in order to get the boot manager to see the XP My System Specs You need to have JavaScript

      Well when Vista boots up it boots up as C: and my E: drive is correct and I have no issues. Many of my apps, even windows programs like the disk manager do not work. by R. have a peek here Windows Boot Sequence of XP & Win-7 Dual-boot.

      P5N-D Memory 4.00 GB Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT Sound Card (1) Creative Audigy Audio Processor (WDM) Screen Resolution 1280 x 1024 x 32 bits (4294967296 colors) @ 60 Hz Tom reply July 26, 2007 - 8:01pm — thredge (not verified) I have been playing with I have been playing with this some latley and found an interesting item. Data Drive. So, if you have two partitions and an optical drive, they will be C, D and E.

      Now you will receive a warning like the one below. Today I installed a NEW HDD for my Vista install. It will only be after you have repaired this little problem that you will then find out if you are in for drive letter grief. All of them will see each other by the name that you have given them.

      This way while booting from the Windows cd, I will be provided the 4 partitions itself and also in the proper order.Will this work ?? Right-click on the partition you want to change and select Change Drive Letter and Paths. by qazqwerty123 / November 26, 2009 1:53 AM PST In reply to: For you, maybe not.