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Old 10-14-2005, 11:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am doing a home study course and a question has been raised, when running the win98 startup floppy disk, why does my computer tell me that I have a C drive when I know that I have not yet installed one?
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Old 10-14-2005, 11:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i'm not sure but i think it may be a ramdisk. have a look at the size it mentions with the "dir" command
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nitestick's probably right, it's got to be a ramdisk.
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Old 10-15-2005, 03:56 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Makes sense because when you working on a system with a C: drive it automatically chooses the D: designation for the ram-drive. (A: is the floppy that's being read, B: was set up for the old 5 1/4 drives and the letter has stuck and is not really used anymore, and C: is the next drive in line, usually for the hard drive.)
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Old 10-15-2005, 12:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Do we get partial credit for taking the test?
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Old 10-16-2005, 02:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks guys, I'll be sure to mention you all in my bibliography.
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