Why does Windows Install with “C” Drive as Default ?

When you notice your System , you will find that by default your hard disk label startes with C:/ drive .

When you have additional partitions or DVD Drive etc , you will observe that the it continues with D:/ , E:/ etc.

Why does Windows Install with "C" Drive as Default ?
Why does Windows Install with “C” Drive as Default ?

Now , where is the Drive A and B ?

Why does Windows Install with "C" Drive as Default ?
Why does Windows Install with “C” Drive as Default ?

You still will be able to use the Label A and B , when you dont have any Floppy Drive connected to your system .

For example , You may map a network drive with the Label “A” and B” in Windows , you can do that provided these Labels are not used else where .

Why does your system still use C Drive as default ? . One of the simple reasons being the systems in the earlier days supported 2 Floppy Drives. Looks like it became more of a Industry standard .

Most of the users like me are so much used to C:Drive isn’t it ?

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