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02 Jan 2013  
xanima

win 7 64
 
 
Workaround

For anyone searching articles for this solution..

A workaround:

a. Open the Start Menu.

b. In the white line (Start Search) area, type regedit and press Enter.

c. Click on Continue button in the UAC prompt.

d. In regedit, go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer

e. In the left pane, right click on explorer.exe and click on New and Key.

f. Type DriveIcons and press Enter.

g. In the left pane, right click on DriveIcons and click on New and Key.

h. Type the drive letter (EX: E) you want to change the drive name for and press Enter.

i. In the left pane, right click on the drive letter (EX: E) and click on New and Key.

j. Type DefaultLabel and press Enter.

k. In the right pane, right click on (Default) and click on Modify.

l. To Change the Drive Name -

i. Type in a name (Ex: My DVD) and click OK.

ii. Go to step n.

m. To Restore the Default Drive Name -

i. Leave this empty and click OK.

ii. Go to step n.

n. Repeat steps i to m if you want to add another drive letter icon to change.

o. Close regedit.
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