Unexpected Drive Letters Assigned

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Subject: Unexpected Drive Letters Assigned
Posted by:  NKSI…@hotmail.com
Date: 22 Mar 2007

Currently trying to create a dual-boot, adding Windows Server 2003 to
a machine that already has a working instance of WinXP Pro. The
computer has two hard drives, each w/two primary partitions. Although
I am expecting this to appear C:, D:, E:, F: respectively, when
installing Server 2003 (when prompted regarding which partition to
use) is appears disk 0 (C:, M: - the next available drive letter after
all my external hard drives and multicard reader) and disk 1 (C:, N:).
Any idea why these are not consecutive? Ultimately I want this to
appear identically to my WinXP installation - Disk 0 (C: WinXP system,
D: WinXP data), Disk 1 (E: Server 2003 system, F: Server 2003 data).