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external HD got renamed and cannot be renamed back

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ftgml, Nov 12, 2010.

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  1. ftgml

    ftgml Thread Starter

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    My Dad's 20 GB USB 2 external HD was mysteriously renamed from Chinese to English and the new name is Lost Plannet 2 which looks like a game. He manually renamed it back, but it reverted back after rebooting.

    Any idea how this could hav ehappened and how can we change it back permanently?

    Thanks.
     
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    It's just a thought, but try viewing hidden & system files to see if there's anything fishy about the drive. Don't panic when you see stuff that you didn't know was there, but if you do see any system files on the root of the drive let us know what they are. Especially if you happen to find a file called "autorun".
     
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