Yes floppy drives normally will be assigned A and/or B if the systemBob I <[email protected]> said:Local drives map from the start of the alphabet towards Z. Network
drives map starting at Z and working towards A. Did you map a network
drive letter right after the current Local drives? In other words was
there a letter gap between your local drives and your first mapped
Floppy drives are different - at least they are under XP; they appear as
A: (and B.
When you say local drives map from the start of the alphabet, are you
sure they don't start at C:?
actually recognizes them to be floppy drives. C is then typically
assigned to the first hard drive partition. After that it can get a
little messy depending on mix of hard drives and partitions on them then
you will find the hardwired items like optical drives and memory card
readers, then comes the USB plugged in items. The issue is that if you
have mapped network drive letters, Windows will still place the newly
connected item in consecutive ascending letter order and if the drive
letter that would have been assigned is already assigned to the network
drive, the network gets the letter and the local drive no longer has one.