Solved On new install xp home my hard drive is labelled h not c. whats up? Tags: New Build Hard Drives Windows XP Systems Last response: November 13, 2009 6:02 PM in Systems Share rob carter 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? More about : install home hard drive labelled whats Best solution Onus November 13, 2009 6:01:10 PM 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. 505090 November 13, 2009 6:02:57 PM remove all other drives and try again, usb, esata, sata, ide, Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFollow up to hard drive problem ForumFollow up to hard drive problem ForumHard Drive not labeled as c drive ? ForumXp home wont boot on my c drive ..can i just install another os on my extended pa ForumHow to install Win XP on second Hard drive using Win 7 ForumAfter Fresh XP Home Install 2nd Hard Drive Gone ForumTrying to install first SATA hard drive ForumGA-MA785G-UD3 H - Hard Drive not detected during Windows 7 Install ForumOld hard drive as slave with OS installed Win XP Home ForumInstalling Xp Home edition from Recovery CD to new PC ??? ForumHard drivr recognized in bios, no drive detected in windows 7 setup ForumBSOD when trying to install Windows XP on freshly formatted hard drive ForumWhy has Rage been labelled as a failure? ForumProblems: Win XP install on New Hard Drive in Old Dell Computer ForumH 2 reinstall XP after " C " drive crash ForumHDD= H drive ForumBuilding an $1000 Dollar gaming PC More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !