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Windows 7: How do I set drive IDs?

19 May 2010   #1

Windows 7
How do I set drive IDs?

In XPpro, I could go to device manager, storage and see a list of my hard drives and DVD drives. It was easy to rename/relabel the drives. I do not see this option in Windows 7.

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19 May 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Choco,

This can help show you different options to rename a HDD in Windows 7.

Drive - Rename

Hope this helps,
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20 May 2010   #3

Windows 7

Thanks, but I don't see the option for "RENAME" I see this when I right click on a drive icon

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20 May 2010   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


For a DVD drive, you would need to use OPTION TWO in the tutorial link above to be able to rename it like the example below.

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