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Driveletter of the System-Partition

Topics: Technical Issues, Users Discussion
Nov 1, 2016 at 7:24 AM
Hi,

at the moment i have encrypted a removable hard drive and an internal data harddisk. Everything works well. Now i want to encrypt my System-Harddisk and i'm not sure if it gets another driveletter while it gets encrypted (like the data-disk). I tried to find the answer in the documentation, but i could not find it.
There are a lot of applications which needs the driveletter "c" for the system-partition, if it gets another driveletter i'm not sure if the programs would work after encryption.
Could anyone give me a hint if the driveletter of the system volume will change?

greetings,
Mohacca
Nov 6, 2016 at 9:31 PM
If anyone is interested in: The driveletter of the system partition will not change.
Marked as answer by Mohacca on 11/6/2016 at 1:31 PM
Nov 11, 2016 at 8:33 AM
The drive letter c: won't change with boot system encryption.
I've encrypted c: every month for years with TC and now VC. Every month, I restore the last system image, run windowsupdate, make a new system image, and re-encrypt c:.
Never a problem.
Nov 15, 2016 at 10:21 PM
It shouldn't change.
If lets say your Windows is on C:\ and you encrypt it, and continue to boot/use it normally(like you used to) then it wont change.