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Windows 7: HHDs won't be able to modify partition name

26 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
HHDs won't be able to modify partition name

Dear Experts

I am sick of this issue, I have been experiencing same issue in the thread below :

I have got 4 hdds two IDEs (each one 40 GB to be used for storage purpose) and two SATAs (Seagate 500 GB and western digital 1 TB).

SATA Seagate 500 GB has two NTFS partitions named as show below C name as ST_OS (for OS windows 7 ultimate 64 bit) and G named ST_STORAGE (for a storage purpose) I can rename them to whatever I like,,,,please see the snap shot below :

SATA western digital 1 TB has two NTFS partitions as well named F and J ,,,,, please see the snap shot above, whenever I (username that has admin privilege) rename (Right click properties then rename or through diskmgmt.msc tool to edit the drive name) those two partitions as below :


I won’t be able to see the names, only I see the letters ( i.e. F and J ) for them
While when I access my computer through the ‘ Safe Mode’ (F8 boot process) I was able to see the name and letter for the SATA western digital 1 TB , please see the snap shot below :


Why am I experiencing this issue ?

Do I need always to live with register editing

Drive Name Change - Vista Forums


My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64

Have you tried rebooting after the rename?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Have you tried rebooting after the rename?
Yes I did couple of times
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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