Re: multiple OS question

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Subject: Re: multiple OS question
Name: C.W.
Date: 9/19/2004 9:09:54 AM (GMT-7)
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In Reply to: multiple OS question posted by Kenny

> (not sure why it didn't go on as E and displace the cd drives, but that's neither here nor there)

XP always adds drive letters but doesn't replace them. U can use the volume manager to change/assign them as u want.

> Something about this seems like a bad idea.


> If he later formats C, will the computer know to boot from G?

Yes. IIRC XP adds a MBR to each physical drive it is installed on. If not, you could boot the repair console and do a fixboot or fixmbr.

> I'm pretty sure that drive will be stuck as G unless he reinstalls windows again right?

No. U can change it (see above) or put the drive on the primary master channel. Gets usually the C:.

> Are there any other reasons why having G as your windows drive could be an issue?

Usually not.

> and it worked except one program wasn't happy with it.

As I said: usually.

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