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Windows 7: Permantly Assign External Hardrive Letters For Laptop

01 Dec 2009   #1
GratefulDean

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Permantly Assign External Hardrive Letters For Laptop

I have 2 external hard drives that I attach to my laptop. One is back up the other is media. My music software (Zune) is pointed at F but it's a crapshoot as to what letters the hardrives are given. I understand it is possible to permanently assign harddrives a letter but can't find how it's done.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Dean


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01 Dec 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GratefulDean View Post
I have 2 external hard drives that I attach to my laptop. One is back up the other is media. My music software (Zune) is pointed at F but it's a crapshoot as to what letters the hardrives are given. I understand it is possible to permanently assign harddrives a letter but can't find how it's done.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Dean
Hi dean and welcome

Do the drive stay permanently attached? Dou you dual boot?

I am curious as to why they change.


Ken J+
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01 Dec 2009   #3
GratefulDean

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

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Hi dean and welcome

Do the drive stay permanently attached? Dou you dual boot?

I am curious as to why they change.


Ken J+[/QUOTE]


Wow, quick response. I regularly remove and reattach the hard drives. One via a direct eSATA plug on the laptop (media drive) and one via a Belkin 7 port USB hub (back up).

I run only Windows 7. If I do dual boot then it is not on purpose.

Thanks,
Dean
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