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Optical drive gets wrong drive letter


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Hello,

When starting the deployment from a USB Flash drive, the current hard disk is assigned drive letter C:, but the optical CD/DVD drive gets drive letter E: instead of being assigned letter D:. The letter D: is wrongly assigned to the USB Flash Drive, what causes us a lot of problems.

This problem has been verified in both SmartDeploy 1.1.3010 and 1.1.5010, on computer models HP EliteBook 2560p, HP ProBook 6550b, Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 71, Lenovo ThinkCentre M58 & M58p, Lenovo ThinkCentre M90 & M90p and Lenovo ThinkPad T430s. The latests available Platform Packs have been used for testing.

How can I make the deployment USB Flash drive to assign drive letters correctly?

Thanks in advance and best regards,

-- Javier Llorente

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Hi Javier,

Unfortunately, the computer assigns the drive letters, not the SmartDeploy media. When you boot to our boot environment the %SmartDeploy_Media% variable is set to reflect the drive letter of the device used to boot the machine. That way you can use that variable no matter your drive structure for tasks, etc.

Thanks,

SmartDeploy Support

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