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Windows 7: [Help]Can i change the appearance of partition order in windows???

02 May 2014   #1
donhuang

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
[Help]Can i change the appearance of partition order in windows???

Hey guy, plz help me with this
My laptop was installed Windows 7 Ultimate x86, i have a disk with 4 partitions
Their order like this

Windows C:\ NTFS Primary ~29gb
DATA D:\ FAT32 Logical ~30gb
Empty Partition S:\ NTFS Logical ~69mb (made for fun!)
Data Storage U:\ NTFS Logical ~78gb


and in windows explorer they just appear like that now i want to change the order of them
is that possible to change like this
C:\
D:\
U:\
S:\

i know that in the english alphabet "S" is before "U" but i want it to behind, is that possible
plz help me guys
tks very much!
p/s: i'm a foreginer so my english is not very good, sorry!


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02 May 2014   #2
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

There is an option in Disk Management to change the drive letter -- but I have to admit, I've only used it with CD/DVD drives. You would have to change U to something other than S, then change S, then change the former to U. But, this will affect any app that uses the former drive letters, and any setting that uses them, as well.

An example is the default download directory used in Browsers.
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03 May 2014   #3
donhuang

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

i've tried the way you said, using EaseUS, it just show the right order which i wanted to in EaseUS or Disk Management but in Win 7 windows explorer it still the same, it didn't change the order in windows explorer, i want to change their appearance order not change the letter, in explorer S:\ still above U:\, i want U:\ above S:\ but does not effect any files, settings or size of those partitions, is there any way to do it? plz help me
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03 May 2014   #4
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Windows Explorer may display it that way because D: and S: are probably in the one extended partition which contains the logical drives. So having D: followed by S: makes some sense. I'd just accept it if you don't want to change the letters.
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03 May 2014   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I am puzzled. What is the purpose of this exercise.
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03 May 2014   #6
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I am puzzled. What is the purpose of this exercise.
Probably not much.
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 [Help]Can i change the appearance of partition order in windows???




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