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Drivers Letters are changed!

  1. #1

    Posts : 26
    windws7,32bit+ubuntu, 64bit. (Multi-boot)

    Drivers Letters are changed!

    After installing W8 on my second harddrive, I am surprised to see that the drivers letters are changed.
    On W7 it apears like always that way:
    driver 0: (C) Windows7
    driver 1: (D) Windows7
    on E is ubuntu
    (F) Windows 8
    On W8: (c) is for W8 instead of win7 and (D) is the actually (C)....
    Why is it? Can I simply change the letters and the problem is solved? or what is hidding behind this mistake?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Welcome to EightForums.

    You have no problems, the OS partition will be C:

    The screenshot below is Win XP , Windows 7, & Windows 8 installed one HDD.

    Click image for larger version
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  3. #3

    Posts : 26
    windws7,32bit+ubuntu, 64bit. (Multi-boot)

    Thats a weird thing...but good to know that its no problem, so Ill have to live with it...
    Thanks for the Info.!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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