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changing drive letters

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by dodge_viper, Sep 1, 2006.

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  1. dodge_viper

    dodge_viper Thread Starter

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    I have an internal hdd capacity 160GB Seagate

    Yesterday I partitioned it using partition magic 20GB C: 30GB F: like that

    But letters d: & e: are missing but when I renamed F: to D: , it shows Local Disk (D)(F)

    Do u know how to rename from Local Disk (F) to Local Disk (D)

    The following drive at present

    Local Disk (C) 20GB
    Local Disk (F) 30GB
    Local Disk (G) 30GB
    Local Disk (H) 30GB
    Local Disk (I) 40GB

    I want to change them to


    Local Disk (C) 20GB
    Local Disk (D) 30GB
    Local Disk (E) 30GB
    Local Disk (F) 30GB
    Local Disk (G) 40GB

    That is it …. Just rename……hope u understand

    Thanks in advance for ur replies
     
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Have you tried the disk management console?

    To change the drive letter assignments in Windows XP, follow these steps:
    1. Log on to the computer as Administrator.
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    3. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Manage.
    4. Click Disk Management.
    5. Right-click the partition, logical drive, or volume that you want to change, and then click Change Drive Letter and Paths.
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  3. dodge_viper

    dodge_viper Thread Starter

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    thanks Rollin' Rog

    i tried this but did not work when u right click a drive in the management console it shows a small windows from where v can select the new letter but in that i'm not able to select d: D: is not available selection starts from f:

    i tried partition magic too to give a new lable for the disk but did not work
     
  4. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    I'm going to move the topic to hardware since I don't know why the drive letters are unavailable.

    I know TweakUI can hide drive letters, but I don't think it hides them from the disk management console.
     
  5. Lotus4669

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    Do you have any mapped drives or cd-roms using those first few letters?
     
  6. dodge_viper

    dodge_viper Thread Starter

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    no i do not have
     
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    Please show us a screen shot of Disk Management.
     
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