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Windows 7: rename hard drive with 11 characters - consequences?

10 Mar 2017   #1
keflanagan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
rename hard drive with 11 characters - consequences?

Hi

I am suddenly getting a message from my pro tools iLok that I need to have fewer than 11 characters in my drive name in order to avoid corrupting the iLok security; if I do this, changing 'local drive (C:)' to, say, Ldrive(C:), will this mess up any of my program and file assignments?

thanks in advance

kevin


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10 Mar 2017   #2
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Not at all. I've been renaming my HDs and my partitions for years, no problems.
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10 Mar 2017   #3
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The acceptable naming of drives for iLok and windows may be totally different - I do not know the iLok system so cannot comment on the limits of it's operation, But it may include the original drive name in it's security keys or systems. You will need to check with the iLok support team to be totally sure
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11 Mar 2017   #4
keflanagan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
thanks

thanks guys - I'll check it out.

k
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