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Windows 7: External HD changes drive letters

11 Apr 2010   #1
Newb4Life

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) and KUbuntu 10.04 (LTS)
 
 
External HD changes drive letters

Each time my computer 'sleeps' my external's driver letter changes.

How would I go about preventing this?


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12 Apr 2010   #2
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Hi Newb4Life,

Check out this thread and let me know if it helps at all: [Solved] Any way to lock a hard disk's drive letter? - Hard-Disks - Storage

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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12 Apr 2010   #3
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

I guess we need a new tutorial.

Hard Drives - Lock a Drive Letter
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13 Apr 2010   #4
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Way to be on top of it, notsograymatter! Thanks for the tute :)

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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13 Apr 2010   #5
Newb4Life

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) and KUbuntu 10.04 (LTS)
 
 
H != F

Still changes, and when it does F is not an option until after a reboot. I have it set on performance instead of 'quick remove'. I'm thinking that is the problem here but I am hoping that I can still prevent the letter change somehow.
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