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Switched hard drives

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July 14, 2010 5:55:29 PM

I installed windows 7 and I have dual hard drives. The os drive and recovery drive got switched. So, not I have low dick space. How do I switch it back? I gone thru computer managnment to change the letter of the drives but it wouldn't allow me to switch the letters.

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a b $ Windows 7
July 14, 2010 6:06:47 PM

Change the boot order in the bios.
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a b $ Windows 7
July 14, 2010 10:59:06 PM

As the recovery drive is usually a second partition, rather then a seperate physical drive, some more information would help.
What is the size of your recovery drive? are you shure you have 2 physical drives, what was the original OS and explain the steps you used to install Windows, because I suspect you have installed on the recovery partition.
Disk Managment will show if it's 2 drives or one with 2 partitions.
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July 15, 2010 4:31:48 AM

recovery is 9.99 GB os is 136GB. I bought the windows 7 cd and put it in the dvd drive and followed the instructions on the screen, the recovery drive is now the( C:)  and the os drive is( D:)  I have a dell inspiron 1720 laptop. It had windows vista home premium and I up graded to windows 7 home premium.
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July 15, 2010 4:53:20 AM

I would leave it as is. No need to change it, mine is running on F: without a problem.
I was concerned you may have used the recovery partition to install on, but all looks well.
The instalation of programs won't be affected, they will still install on your OS drive D:
I'm don't know what sort of problems you may run into trying to change it. I say, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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