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Windows 7: How do I rename a physical hard disk (other than the C drive ofcourse)

10 May 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bits
How do I rename a physical hard disk (other than the C drive ofcourse)

I have installed a second (smaller) physical hard disk to put my Macrium Reflect Hard disk images on. Now I need to rename this hard disk so I can find it quickly when restoring in Reflect. What is the best method for renaming a hard disk that will appear in Macrium Reflect's rescue environment?

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10 May 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Mohab,

The tutorial below can help show you a few options to rename a hard drive volume to what you like. :)

Drive - Rename
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11 May 2014   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bits

Thank you for the link Brink but will any of these methods cause the new drive name to appear in the Windows PE rescue environment?
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11 May 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Your Macrium Image should have the name of the physical disk you imaged. It will give that name to the drive you restore to.
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 How do I rename a physical hard disk (other than the C drive ofcourse)

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