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Windows 7: How to rename my USB flash Drive

14 May 2014   #21
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Cursing and throwing usually helps me.

Do you have another flash drive to see if you can rename it?


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14 May 2014   #22
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Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Cursing and throwing usually helps me.

Do you have another flash drive to see if you can rename it?
I tried with another flash drive and it renames fine with properties... So it has something to do with how me and the OP have our USB setup.

I would say to reformat like you suggested but he already tried that.
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14 May 2014   #23
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

It could be SanDisk's fault too. After Win 8 came out their new flash drives showed up as a fixed drive in Explorer. They have since corrected that. Their claim was to certify them for Win 8, they were wrong.
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