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Windows 7: Drive - Rename

03 Mar 2016   #30
jraju

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Hi, Is it also true that if a pendrive for eg kingston is plugged, it allots the same drive letter, if one plugs in any usb port?
Because, i tried the same with other pen drive in the same port. But i could not get the icon and label, i had for the kingston, which i previously used for changing icon name and label.
Would you please explain this behaviour.
I have made changes in the registry only for the previous drive and it was in g:
Now i checked the new pen drive letter , it was different letter? Could the computer memorizes the pen drive on initial plugging of the same?
If suppose, it has been assigned a different drive letter, if i plug in yet another and will it be giving a new drive letter?
I will try
I also came to know only yesterday, that microsoft has stopped autorun on pen drives in the year 2009. Is it correct, if that is so, relevant portion of your help tutorial , the lines may be added to this effect in the relevant options.please expecting reply


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04 Mar 2016   #31
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The autorun.inf file still works for me to apply an icon and name to a USB flash drive, but I'm not sure why it's not working for you. Luckily, you can use the registry options instead.

Each drive will have its own drive letter assigned to it. You would have to repeat the steps for each drive letter to apply the name and icon to each drive letter.
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04 Mar 2016   #32
jraju

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

can i see the windows logs for why it is not working for my case.
Is it not true that microsoft has disbaled autorun on pen drives, as i have heard.
will you help me how to get the error, it generates, by not running the autorun.inf.
Is it right, even after a year , the window would remember the pendrive letter drive, if it is not in use for those days.
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04 Mar 2016   #33
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The information at the top of the tutorial below can give you more details about the AutoRun changes. It has not affected the autorun.inf file for a label and icon though.

Autorun.inf Files - Completely Block

I don't know of any logs for this.

You could use the registry method I posted earlier to set a label and icon for each separate drive letter. If you need help with it, then please post back with which steps you need help on.
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05 Mar 2016   #34
jraju

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Hi, Brink. Thank you so much for giving me that link , also written by you.
I just downloaded the reg to enable autorun.
I just copied the label and icon file as per your tutorial in this thread.
voila, it worked well.
I think i would have either, as a precaution would have disabled autorun in pendrive or panda usb would have disabled. I want this icon. so, i tried your fix, now it is working.
Thank you so much. i need not disturb the registry and rename the drive etc. Thanks
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05 Mar 2016   #35
jraju

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Hi, Once if i disabled autorun, this would not work. Is not it?
Ok, if i want to have this and at the same time want security from autorun.inf files endangering via pendrive, what tricks i could do , except disabling autorun in pen drive
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05 Mar 2016   #36
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome jraju.

Yep, as long as you leave the registry entries for the drive(s) label and icon you added, they'll show.

Disabling autorun completely will not affect the registry entries.
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06 Mar 2016   #37
jraju

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Hi, Will the autorun.inf in the name, in the root of the pen drive would not deceive the other autorun.inf (malicious file) from executing its code.
Or do you mean to say , that i could opt for disabling the autoruns totally.
In other words, there are two reg cure available at that site.
Do you mean to say, that Microsoft blocked autorun, except for logo and icon, and to have this the two reg cures are given. Or , is it that even those autorun of any application or any other program would also get enabled if i download and execute the concerned enable reg.
The graphical illustration of autorun enabled and autorun disabled is excellent piece of information, and i do not know previously.
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06 Mar 2016   #38
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

By default, "label" and "icon" will still work in autorun.inf files. The tutorial below gives you the option to completely block autorun.inf files so that even "label" and "icon" will not work in autorun.inf files.

Autorun.inf Files - Completely Block

If you block it, you'll need to use the registry method to change the label and icon of drives instead.
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19 Aug 2016   #39
crashnbuen

WinXP/ Win7x64/ Mac OSX Snow Leopard - Multi Boot
 
 

For some reason this is just not happening, despite taking Ownership. It shows with the Volume name on another machine but not on my primary Win 8 machine.

Is there a Win 8 method for this on EightForums? (googled but could not find) and is it same/ different?
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