Art Partitioned external HD (Read 61 times)

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I have my external drive currently in two different partitions.  Currently one is for music and the other partition is for videos/games/etc.   Regardless though, when I boot into XP it sets their drive letter appropriately, but if I ever have to turn off the HD or forget to turn it on when I boot up in the morning, it sets the drive letters opposite of each other (The music partition is G and the other is H respectively, but they switch if I turn on the HD after windows is booted up)  Is there any way to force it to keep the drive letter to the individual partitions?  (It's annoying to have to go into disk manager and change the drive letters, because my music library is linked to ​
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Sorry, I don't know the answer to this, but I wonder why you'd partition your hard drive when both partitions basically contain the same type of information (personal files).
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Sorry, I don't know the answer to this, but I wonder why you'd partition your hard drive when both partitions basically contain the same type of information (personal files).

well i'm running a MBP and music one is HSFJ (running on windows with MacDrive) and the one with games is NTFS (for XP only)
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Ah, I see. It makes sense then. I figure that it probably makes your music drive the H: because it's initialized a bit later than the kernel-native NTFS partition. I'm sure you can set your NTFS partition to always mount as H:, in which case the music partition will automatically take on G: as the first available drive letter.