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Old 05-28-2006, 12:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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But it wont let me change it at all. Just says that error message. see in the pic it says "cannot change drive letter"

Edit: will making that boot.ini file work. Can i just change it from professional to home?
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dont mess with that. you CAN change a drive letter other than the system volume but not your system volume
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Dont mess with what?
So how do i change it then? cos that way aint working
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dont mess with the boot.ini file


Example.

you have 2 drives on your pc.

c: <--You can not change this drive letter because it is the system volume drive

d: <-- you can change the drive letter to e:, f:, etc


So in other words, you cant chanage your D: drive to C: without a format because its your system drive
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Ok first off i only have 1 drive in my pc. Secondly for sum reason my hdd is named D and i never had a boot.ini file in D:\WINDOWS.
So i think i should use what the other guy told me and make that boot.ini file. Can i just change the professional to home or is there sumthing else i have to change too?

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do what you want. Change it and see what happens I guess.
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lol ok if it fails ill just reinstall windows :S again!
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Ok it didnt work. I got the same message as before " Invalid boot.ini booting from C:\WINDOWS

I have to find a way to change my hdd letter to C.
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Ok i tried changing to Home Edition and that didnt work and even a backup file that i found which also didnt work. I need to change the drive letter!
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