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Windows 8/7 Drive Letter Help

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    Windows 8/7 Drive Letter Help

    Alright, I just installed my Windows 8 Pro from a USB drive as I was installing it I was installing Windows 8 on the W:/ drive but once it was installed I came to found out that that My C:/ drive which was originally Windows 7's drive letter now belongs to Windows 8, and now the drive that is now Windows 7's is D:/ is is possible to change it back a W: drive or something? and yes, Windows 7 is the main partition on the system, I'm not sure why it changed but it's actually the first time this has happened.

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Yuji, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    This is perfectly normal, and you do not need or want to do anything.

    By default, whatever Windows you have running at the time will always assign it's drive/partition with the C: letter no matter what letter it may have at boot or while in another OS.

    Hope this helps,
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