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Drive Letters in the Recovery Console (simple)


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#1 fiveleaf

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 12:00 AM

Running fresh install of Windows 7-N x64 (ultimate)

I'm about to make a symbolic link from the Users file on the OS SSD [C:] to the larger HDD [E:] (using robocopy and mklink), and want to make sure I'm about to use the correct drive letters from within the recovery console.

I understand the drive letters are usually different from within the console; for example C: ---> E: , D: ---> C: , and X: ----> RecoveryOS

How do I ensure that the drive letter I'm about to robocopy and mklink to correspond to the actual OS SSD and spacious HDD?

There must be a simple command to check this... Thanks in advance!


EDIT: I just read bleepingcomputer's tutorial #161 on the recovery command prompt. I can confirm which drive letter corresponds to the OS with
bcdedit | find "osdevice"
Could the other disk (HDD) then be found with a dir command?

Edited by fiveleaf, 27 August 2011 - 12:23 AM.


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