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Windows 7: Rename Ext. HD Letter Designation

13 Jun 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Rename Ext. HD Letter Designation

I have several external USB HDs used as a backup or to store overflow files. I want to change the letter designation from the defaults which are (E: ) in most cases, to (D: ), (F: ) etc. (Simply using the "Rename" command which is normally used to rename files or folders changes its title or whatever it is called but not the letter designation.)

How can I change its letter designation please?

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13 Jun 2015   #2

Linux Lite 3.2 x64; Windows 7, 8.1

Right click on Computer and select Manage. Go to Disk Management.
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13 Jun 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Open Start Menu, search for Disk Management.
Right Click the partition you want to change and select Change Drive Letter and Paths.
Click change and select the new drive letter.
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