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KEEPS INSTALLING WINDOWS XP TO "i" DRIVE. DRIVING ME CRAZY.

Did low level format on my desktop cpu. Reinstalled winxp Home. It keeps installing the op system on disk "I" instead of the "C" drive. It cannot be changed after installation like the rest of them. What
to do??
Thanks Much

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The most common reason is

In reply to: KEEPS INSTALLING WINDOWS XP TO "i" DRIVE. DRIVING ME CRAZY.

You have a Zip drive connected during install. Maybe there are other drives that do this but this bug stands uncorrected for a full decade if I include Windows 2000 where I first saw it.

Maybe it's considered a feature?
Bob

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Windows installs to drive "I" instead of "c"

In reply to: The most common reason is

You are correct. I did have a zip drive the first time. Then I did another low level format and installed it again without any zips or anything attached and it did the same thing.

Any Suggestioins? I want windows on the "c" drive, and I want the CD drive to be "D" not some strange letter.

Thanks ...Richard

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What is "low level"?

In reply to: Windows installs to drive "I" instead of "c"

Here I had to use DBAN (dangerous for some to use.)

Again ANY other drive devices such as USB card readers, printers, USB drives, SATA drives emulated as IDE are now common causes.

Remember that this bug is now a feature. NO FIX HAS BEEN OFFERED!
bob

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