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 type > 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 help > documentation on FDISK. > thanks though - I'll persevere > > <tip> > read e-mails fully, follow the thread and don't give arsey out comments when > 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.... > > > > > > > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !