Re: Windows XP Misnames A and B Drives



lvee
07-09-2005, 09:10 PM
"lvee" <notmesothere@msn.com> wrote in message news:...
> You did not put your real phone numbers, address and email addy in your
> post, did you??
>
> okay, click on the first link to see if that's why your drive letters have
> changed.
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;326683
>
> still checking on the keyboard thing...
>
>
> "Clive Libotte" <clibotte@smartchat.net.au> wrote in message
> news:d6e89j$3mf$1@news-01.bur.connect.com.au...
>> Dear Members,
>> After upgrading from Windows 98SE to Windows XP Professional I found that
>> the A and B drive letters where reversed when compared to the existing
>> BIOS
>> designation. On Windows 98SE I had a 3.5inch floppy drive as the A and a
>> LS120 Superdisk drive as the B (secondary IDE). These drive letters are
>> now
>> reversed on XP. In Windows Explorer both drives are recognized and work:
>> selecting the 3.5inch floppy drive activates the LS120 and vice versa. In
>> Control Panel - System Properties - Floppy Disk Drives, both devices are
>> reported as "This device is working properly". In Administrative Tools -
>> Computer Management - Disk Management, the A and B drives are not
>> recognized
>> (not shown) but the C and D(CD/DVD ROM) drives are.
>>
>> The second problem is that the keyboard key mapping is incorrect on some
>> keys. You don't get what you expect when you type symbols, though the
>> letters are correct.
>>
>> I've trawled the Internet for answers, but without success; would someone
>> provide solutions for these faults please.
>>
>>
>> Kind Regards,
>>
>> --
>> Clive Libotte. IEng. MInstMC
>> Instrument & Control Engineer
>> 24 Wentworth Way
>> Padbury
>> Western Australia 6025
>> Telephone +61 8 9403 0129 (Home)
>> Mobile + 042 292 9583
>> E-mail clibotte@smartchat.net.au
>>
>>
>
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Re: Windows XP Misnames A and B Drives