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Windows 7: Changing Drive Letter for USB Ext HD - Parameter is Incorrect


22 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Changing Drive Letter for USB Ext HD - Parameter is Incorrect

Hi Everyone,

I have a few external disk drives I'm accessing via USB. When I attempt to change the drive letter using Disk Management I get a popup window that says: "The Parameter is Incorrect."

These are SATA drives that I previously had assigned drive letters like T, V or X while on a Windows XP computer.

My OS is Windows 7-64 and it currently assigns drive letters automatically.

Any suggestions?

Thanks!

~ BW

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22 Jul 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello BW, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can do OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to be able to change the drive letters in Registry Editor.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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