In the import dialogue in Lightroom 3 on Windows the drive letters A: and B: does not show up. I have A: assigned to an HDD and B: assigned to an SSD where I like to save my DNG files. (It was a VERY long time ago since those drive letters were reserved for floppy drives).
My suggestion is to make all drive letters assigned to an attached storage device visible as a destination in the import dialogue.
[This post contains formatting and embedded images that don't appear in email. View the post in your Web browser.] Agreed, Adobe should have fixed this back in LR 1. As a workaround, click the To dropdown in the upper-right corner of the Import window, then Other Destination, and navigate to the parent folder on A: where you want imports to go:
In another thread, firstname.lastname@example.org showed how to import from A and B drives quickly with no additional effort. In the Import window, click on Select A Source and then choose Other Source: Then select the A or B drive and choose Select Folder: In subsequent imports, the A or B drive will appear under Recent for even faster access: (Of course, it would be better if LR just showed the drives in the left-hand column, but at this point, three years later, I'm skeptical that Ado...