[thelist] Re: harddrive letters

Kerin Cosford kerin.cosford at ntlworld.com
Thu Jan 11 09:10:29 CST 2001

as far as I'm aware, its got something to do with logical/primary
partitions - one always comes before the other.

Also, you have to make sure you've got the master/slave setup correct.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Cedric Wooding" <cedric at torchbox.com>
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 3:07 PM
Subject: [thelist] Re: harddrive letters

> Ron,
> maybe if you read my mail in full you would realise that I am using WIN98.
> Yes this is what the help file says, and yes I tried it. However with a
> fixed hard drive it is not possible to change the drive letters using this
> method. I have looked under all the regular resources, I am in my 2nd week
> of searching for an answer to my question. I wouldn't usually ask this
> of question on Evolt, but I was at my wits end.
> Joshua,
> I have tried to use FDISK, but can't see which function it is that I want.
> None of them are obviously "change the drive letters". I can't find any
> documentation on FDISK.
> thanks though - I'll persevere
> <tip>
> read e-mails fully, follow the thread and don't give arsey out comments
> you don't know the full situation.
> </tip>
> Cedric
> yes stupid arsey people bug me...
> >If you had used the Help section instead of expecting us to do your work
> you
> >would have found this:
> >
> >To change the drive letter assignment for a disk or CD-ROM drive
> >
> >Open the System Properties dialog box.
> >Click the Device Manager tab.
> >Click the plus sign next to the type of drive, and then double-click the
> >disk or CD-ROM drive for which you want to change the letter.
> >Click the Settings tab.
> >Under Reserved drive letters, change the drive letter assignment.
> >Notes
> >You can also open the System Properties dialog box by clicking Start,
> >pointing to Settings, clicking Control Panel, and then double-clicking
> >System.
> >If the option to change the drive letter assignment is unavailable, you
> >cannot change the drive letter.
> >
> ><tip>
> >Use your local resources before you ask questions on thelist... I simply
> >opened the help and typed in drive and viol there's the answer....
> ></tip>
> >
> >Ron
> >Yes, lazy people bug me....
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