how to change a disk's name?

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  1. Endogene
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    My 500gig external lHD i like to have called E: however when i booted my PCup with another HD connected my E: disk became G: , even having removed the other HD it still is G: which is pretty bothersome since Utorrent downloads to E:\downloads...

    How can i change the now G: disk back to the E: disk?
     
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  3. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    1. Log on as Administrator or as a member of the Administrators group.
    2. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Performance and Maintenance.
    3. Click Administrative Tools, double-click Computer Management, and then click Disk Management in the left pane.
    4. Right-click the drive, the partition, the logical drive, or the volume that you want to assign a drive letter to, and then click Change Drive Letter and Paths.
    5. Click Change.
    6. Click Assign the following drive letter if it is not already selected, click the drive letter that you want to use, and then click OK.
    7. Click Yes when you are prompted to confirm the drive letter change.
     
  4. R2DJ

    R2DJ GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    EDIT: fischju got it first...
     
  5. Endogene
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    thanks i'll try it out

    edit: i owe you guys one, worked like a charm
     
  6. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    does his work with master harddrives?
     
  7. Cheater388

    Cheater388 Advanced Member

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    Hard drives with the windows OS on them are always C:\\ by default, which you can change at setup. You cannot change them after install.
     
  8. JPdensetsu

    JPdensetsu GBAtemp Addict

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    yeah always C:/ ,but I've change my drive from D:/ to Y:/ for my Ipod. I use always the endletters like Z and X for stations
     
  9. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    orlynao???!?!?!?!!!!

    then why is my Win drive E:\???????????????????//



    thnx for the answer, guess the manager cant change all the shortcuts from E:\gay\fag.exe to L:\romz.exe
     
  10. Cheater388

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    [​IMG]

    You had the drive letter different from the start. I changed the info.
     
  11. Minox

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    I have Win XP on C: and Win Vista on E:
     
  12. zidane_genome

    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    that's because you INSTALLED to E:\!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

    once you INSTALL to the drive, you cant change the drive letter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

    Try to change your E:\ to anything else, smart ass!
     
  13. coolbho3000

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    I tried to change a drive letter from D:\ to C:\ once, through the registry.

    I ended up having to reformat. [​IMG] Don't fuck with the master drive letters.
     
  14. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    hmm, i never knew this, i might try this later.