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Drive letter assignments

I messed up, formatted without making the recovery disks for my compac sr1300nx loaded a fresh xp home after using killdisk on the drive, everything is good up to authorizing with windows except the hard disk is (:H) and the cdrom is (:G) and the sd card slot is listed as (:C). Board is an A7V8X-LA, an ASUS made for compact/hp but not supported by ASUS. any ideas how to fix this.

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  • bubby-joe Feb 02, 2008

    Thanks that worked, any idea as to WHY the drive order was wrong on a fresh install.

  • bubby-joe Feb 03, 2008

    I think the bios loads usb first then hard drives then optical drives, it's a Compac board made by ASUS but not supported by ASUS and has had problems with drive order before, I did a bios update but the order remained the same until I changed the drive order like you stated, now seems OK except for some missing drivers.

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Goto Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Computer Management>Disk Management.
Right click each drive to assign new drive path.Save & reboot.
Check My computer for changes

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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    Gregory Young Feb 02, 2008

    That has a lot to do with Windows XP.If you did a full format & not a quickie,it should have assigned correct drive letters.

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    Gregory Young Feb 03, 2008

    Glad to help.

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