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Jolen98

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hey peeps
my harddrive now F:
it used to be C:
the one that is C: now is a removable drive how do i get the C: drive back to the harddrive help me plz
thxs in advance
-Joleen
ps i didnt change ne thing on it at all
is just showd up with drive F: instead of being C:
i dont want to ave to do another install of xp i ave allready done 3xs
just to let every1 know im on my comp now

Edited by Jolen98, 04 June 2005 - 01:39 PM.

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Reboot
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will try that i am also thinkn of goin in to the bios too
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going in bios will have no effect.

The letter is determined by windows.

For whatever reason, your cd-rom stepped ahead in the boot process at the wrong time....rebooting almost always fixes it.

If not, come back
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[bleep] it didnt work now what do i do :tazz:
what does do u think should i just reinstall xp again i really dont want to

Edited by Jolen98, 04 June 2005 - 02:08 PM.

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right click MY COMPUTER, choose MANAGE, choose DISK MANAGEMENT

choose the REMOVABLE drive by right clicking on it in the lower panel, select change drive letter and paths, and select CHANGE, then choose a suitably high letter (for NOW, say M)

Then select a CD-ROM, do the same, give it a letter like N

Then a DVD drive, do the same, give it a letter like O

DO NOT CHANGE THE HARDDRIVE.

Reboot, Windows will automatically set it to the first available letter

On reboot, is it C: now?

If so, now you can change the others back to whatever you want. If not, post back
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i just changed them now me reboot
thxs
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it not c now it still f
this sucks
wat else can i do to get it back

Edited by Jolen98, 04 June 2005 - 02:31 PM.

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that is interesting........are the other drives what you moved them to?
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they are what i movd them to
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Are ALL drives showing?

Remove the removable drive (follow recommended solution).
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i removd it
but i ave another prob the screen keeps shutn off so now im in safe mode
ne thought on that
i scannd for viruses and it doesnt decect ne
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i removd the removable that didnt help it still F: not c:
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could you please make half an effort at spelling and grammar? Not asking for perfection, but ne, im, prob, ave, decect....it is VERY frustrating for people who are trying to help you.

Let's work on one problem at a time...local drive is still F:?

Did you do anything in BIOS before this? What kind of computer is this? Motherboard or model number available?
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nothing to bios
sorry bout my grammer just used to typing that way
the drive still F
motherboard ASUS A7V8X

Edited by Jolen98, 04 June 2005 - 03:06 PM.

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