Why in windows os memory partitions starts with drive c? Tags: Default Memory Windows XP Last response: June 19, 2011 8:58 AM in Windows XP Share arunagiri June 19, 2011 7:12:44 AM why in any windows operating system default memory partitions starts with drive c? and y cant be in drive A or drive B? is there any reason behind this? More about : windows memory partitions starts drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Emerald Memory Expert June 19, 2011 8:58:23 AM drive A: and B: used to be assigned to floppy drives which nobody really uses anymore. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Why in windows os memory partitions starts with drive c?> Related ressources: ForumWhy do I have to re-install Windows 7 OS on my SSD occasionally??? Ugh ForumOS installed to Drive E instead of C ; ForumFormating drive C (win xp), creating two partitions and installing win 7 32bit a ForumI have Lenovo pc with two partitions . C and D drives. C drive has 19 GB and OS l ForumDifferent Partitions for OS , Applications, and Files ForumLost Partitions and Hard Drive Volume - Need to Recover ForumMultiple OS partitions ForumAre Files Readable Between two Windows OS 's? ForumInstalling second OS on partitioned drive ForumXP Install, two partitions , cannot remove other, C : is D: ? ForumUninstalling, reinstalling and multiple HDDs/ partitions ForumHelp - Failing C : Drive , how to I transfer OS to new hard .. ForumWhy is Windows Installer reporting my 320GB drive as 3.9GB Forumx64 bit CPUs, why are they being sold with x32 bit OS 's ForumHow to Expand OS drive in Windows 7 ForumC and D drive partitions ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumInstalling XP and partitions ForumPackard Bell Diamond 1200 plus scanner driver windows XP ForumHow to I reinstall windows xp and get rid of Windows 7??? More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !