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Windows 7: Can someone tell me if I can change drive letter like this

04 Mar 2015   #11
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

All can be done in Disk Management, don`t touch the registry.


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04 Mar 2015   #12
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
All can be done in Disk Management, don`t touch the registry.
ALL can't be done when a letter isn't availible, if you know how to make the "M" appear back in the dropdown where you pick the letter you want, by all means share
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04 Mar 2015   #13
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Then something is grabbing M, could you post a shot of DM ?
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04 Mar 2015   #14
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Then something is grabbing M, could you post a shot of DM ?
Yes, as I said in a earlier reply in this thread I will as soon as I install my ftp software and configure it. I just did a fresh clean install of win7..
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04 Mar 2015   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ron,

In addition, this may be able to help change the drive letters until you get your screenshots posted.

Drive Letter - Add, Change, or Remove in Windows
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04 Mar 2015   #16
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Ron,

In addition, this may be able to help change the drive letters until you get your screenshots posted.

Drive Letter - Add, Change, or Remove in Windows
Thanks, Yes that is the tutorial I mentioned that I followed to make the changes. I appreciate everyone's replies but it might be best to not talk about this until I post my images. That way nobody will be wasting their time trying to help me. Once you all can see the screen shots I took to help me explain I think you will all have better facts to base your help tips.

Thanks
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04 Mar 2015   #17
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

OK I got mt FTP installed so now I can show you images of what I tried to tell you about over the last few days.

This was how my drives were before I reinstalled win7 the other day
Here is what it looked after I changed all the letters, the only difference that you won't see in the below image is I changed the drive letter that that contained my original F drive to P then I was going to rename it F. After a reboot that letter P was now "I" see below.


Then I continued reading the tutorial about changing letters for drives on this forum and there was a option #3 doing it in regedit. I know how to edit my reg but some things are over my head and I am smart enough to not mess with my reg if I don't understand what I am doing. But I did notice that in my reg there were more letters than drive I have and some letters I changed to free that letter up is still in the reg. I have 5 hard drives partitioned each drive into 2 so I have 10 drive letters, as you can see in the reg pic below there are see below there are 12. That is why "M" is no longer available.


I read that you can add letters but when I tried the option to add a letter was grayed out and I would ahve had to mount and I don't know anything about that and once again I don't do thing I don't understand.

I hope this helps explain everything I had posted prior to this post. If all I have to do is use "I" instead of "M" which isn't available I can live with that. I am lucky that my "M" drive didn't include anything too major that have it drive "I" now would casue any major problems.

OK done, once again I appreciate your help and I hope this is a bit more clear now.
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04 Mar 2015   #18
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I think it would be more helpful if you used this tutorial by Golden to post screen shots of Disk Management.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image


This will allow the helping members to better understand this disk management thing you have.
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04 Mar 2015   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

In addition, you can upload and attach your images directly here instead of using an image hosting site.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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05 Mar 2015   #20
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I think it would be more helpful if you used this tutorial by Golden to post screen shots of Disk Management.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image


This will allow the helping members to better understand this disk management thing you have.
I have had a week of hell starting with my antivirus stop working. I worked with tech support for a week, I finally had to by my choice install Win7 fresh after several years of never having a problem.

I am stressed big time so forgive me if I don't care what you think about how I posted my hard drive images. I did the best I could without spending hours reading the forum to find out the best way. I am sure it is but I did it the best I could. SORRY I TROUBLED YOU
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