[thelist] Re: harddrive letters

2D Creative lists at 2dnet.co.uk
Fri Jan 12 10:16:37 CST 2001

I have had the same problem and to be honest never found a solution.

I believe it is because you have a Primary Partition on the 2nd Drive and
forces it to become the second drive letter after 'C'.

Not much help but thought I'd mention it.


David Raza

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--> Thanks to everyone for all their help in this problem.
--> The most obvious way would appear to be to swap the cables, yet
--> this is will
--> not work. If you read my first posting you would have read that on the
--> primary "physical" hard disk, there are two partitions C: and D:. Then I
--> added a new "physical" hard disk (I want it to be E:). But the
--> computer has
--> made D: -> E: and the new drive is D:. If I swap the drives
--> round, surely
--> the new drive becomes C: and the other two (on the same physical drive
--> become D: and E:) This would cause even more problems, seeing
--> as all system
--> files are currently on C:
--> (sorry to all those who read the original posting, but I don't
--> want people
--> going away from this thinking they sent me right answer - when
--> they didn't!)
--> I will try to work out FDISK. If I have no luck, then I will be
--> investigating Partition Magic.
--> Special thanks to all those who understood the problem fully
--> and realise it
--> isn't as simple as it sounds.
--> cheers,
--> Cedric Wooding
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