Sunday, 29 September 2013

How to Change Drive Letter


How to change Drive letter in Windows

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Do you want to change you predefined drive letter in Windows?
If you're interested in changing the drive letter then read on this tutorial.
There are two ways you can change the Drive letter in windows computers.

1. By Command Prompt (command line or text mode).
2. By GUI mode (from Disk management utility)

By Command line

Step 1
Press win+R to bring up Run command. In the Run command type
diskpart
to bring diskpart.exe window (command line).
Step 2
Now in the Diskpart command line type
list volume
This will list all the volumes followed by volume number (see screen shot).

screen1

Step 3
Now type
select volume #

Here # is the number, of the volume, of which you want to change the letter.
Step 4
Now type
remove letter D

Here I want to change the letter "D" so I've typed "remove letter D". Replace D with your drive letter, which you want to change. Now type
assign letter P

Replace "P" with your desired letter. Now type
exit

Done! You've Successfully changed the Drive letter.
Note: You can not change Drive letter of system volume or boot volumes.

By GUI method (Disk management)

Step 1
Press win+R and type
diskmgmt.msc
in the Run command box. The Disk Management Window will pop up.( see screen shot)

screen2

Step 2
Now Right click on the Drive you want to change the letter and then click on "Change Drive letter and Path". A new window will pop up. Now click on the button "Change..." and select any one letter from the drop down menu. Click on OK.
Done!
Hope you all enjoyed this!
If you have any problems or have any suggestions then please leave a comment or PM me.

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