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vista & XP shown drive

By mushtaq_ismail2000 ·
I installed vista and XP both on a system with core 2 duo 2.2and 2GB of ram. vista shows the installad directory of windows vista is C and also XP shows the same ie windows xp directory is also C: both are showing the directory of other windows is \. why it is like this? please reply.

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When you load Windows software the default directorys are C:

But when you look into the driver setup in either device manager or disk management the drives come up as (depending which Windows you booted up) C: (Vista or XP) and Vista or XP). The computer will mark the drives from C: to Z: (if you needed it to) but when you boot up either operating system then it will always show up as C: drive (sometimes), and the other drive will default back to the drive. Confused? some people are until you get to know why Windows does this.
Hope this helps you.

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