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:eek:

Vista is always on drive C unless you use more then one OS.
 
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Every time I've tried to install vista onto logical drive 1 it's automatically set it as the C: drive. I think it's something that Vista does to be more "user friendly" stupid I think.
 
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:eek:

Vista is always on drive C unless you use more then one OS.
Even when you have multiple OSes it does it, I used to put XP x64 on drive 0 and Vista on drive 1 and vista would show drive 1 as being C:.
 
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so this is normal? becuse before reinstall it was on a ceprate partition that i could not see.
 

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Even when you have multiple OSes it does it, I used to put XP x64 on drive 0 and Vista on drive 1 and vista would show drive 1 as being C:.
And what did you see when you loaded xp x64?


As far as I know Vista always sets itself as drive C even tho you installed it in another drive in the first place.
 
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Yeah, this is normal. It sounds like the last time you installed it was the time that it installed weird. :)
 

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And what did you see when you loaded xp x64?


As far as I know Vista always sets itself as drive C even tho you installed it in another drive in the first place.
XP also seen itself as drive C:, because physically it was.
Like I said, it's just another way they've dumbed down windows trying to idiot-proof it.... you know those people that are like "kernel.dll? I don't know what that is! I'm going to delete it!"
 
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ok just to make sure.

i installed vista in a partetion
the partition was 30gb...so now that is drive c..
the rest of the hdd is now d and my second hdd is e as usual.

so is that normal.

is yes that could really be the reason why i had so mush trouble with vista lastime.
 
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Yep, completely normal.
If it was hiding the partition that it was installed on it would be like trying to run your PC without a HDD to save things to!
 

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i had c last time. but just the windows partition was hidden :)

well thx for the help guys :)
 
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i don't see any problem at all , it is normal
 
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thx. hah mast have been wrong the las time i did it.
 

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Yeah, mine does that too. I did get it to install as drive D once, but I've never been able to replicate that.
 

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Yeah, mine does that too. I did get it to install as drive D once, but I've never been able to replicate that.
With multiple Vista installations on one system probably..
 
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ah thx.
hmmm vista is a little odd sometimes

by the way can anyone recomed me a good program to increas partition size. i want to increase the size of c.
 
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im ask about this think before , the best chose i get it is from xfire reply, which is Get a Linux live CD(Ubuntu preferably), Use gparted to resize the partition
 
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I've used Acronis Suite and flawlessly works on vista x64, winxp x64, although not free :D
 
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ah thx hehe :p
 
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Try setting a partition on a different disk as a folder on the primary drive, install Vista to that.


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307889


I don't know if you still can do it, but the beta builds of Vista and the RTM would let you.
 
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im have rtm. il check it out thanks