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On new install xp home my hard drive is labelled h not c. whats up?

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November 13, 2009 5:52:08 PM

On a new xp home installation, my hard drive is labeled h, not c. Its a new

build biotech mobo X2 6000, and new wd640. Neighbor suggested usb's

should be disconnected at install as they cause improper drive letter

designations. Any suggestions?

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November 13, 2009 6:01:10 PM
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Your neighbor is mostly right. If you have a USB-based memory card reader, all of its slots are going to get letters before your hard drive. Disconnect it until you have XP up and running.
November 13, 2009 6:02:57 PM

remove all other drives and try again, usb, esata, sata, ide,
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