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Hard drives changing leters, wont load windows.

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Every so often my evga x58 classified 4way changes the leters of my drives, so my c becomes h and so on, this stops windows from loading obviously and only way to fix it is to pull out all the drives but c and boot into windows then reconnect the other drives. Any ideas?
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I do not see how this is possible. Windows controls the assigned drive letters. So for it to change, Windows would have been booted. Anyways, check your hard drive boot priority in the BIOS. Make sure that your SSD is first on the list. I don't see how it could boot from any of the other drives so long as the priority does not change.
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Call EVGA and ask them is going on.

They're open 24/7 for tech support.
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well, thats what i thought, how is it possible that the drive changes letter, but for real, when i repair the os (attempt to repair the os) it states that Windows 7 is located on a drive named H not C

as odd as it is i have found the problem, it was a stupid Seagate drive that's raid partner failed a month ago.. seems this one has died now too.
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