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How to Allocate a Drive Letter
Allocating drive letters on your computer will let you personalize the identity of each new drive you add to your system. You can assign drive letters by pulling up Disk Management in Windows XP, Vista, and 7. You need to be logged on as an administrator in each version to change drive letters. Mac OS X does not typically utilize drive letters to identify different directories, although you can manually rename them. Here's how to allocate drive letters.
Allocating a Drive Letter in Windows
Open the Start menu.
Click on Control Panel.Which option you click depends on your version of Windows.
- Click on "System and Security" if using Windows 7.
- Click on "System and Maintenance" if using Windows Vista.
- Click on "Performance and Maintenance" if using Windows XP. (Note that in Classic View, you won't be able to see this option.)
Select Administrative Tools.
Double click on Computer Management.
Click on Disk Management.It is located in the left pane.
Right-click on the drive you want to change.Select "Change Drive Letter and Path" from the drop-down menu.
Select "Add," "Change," or "Remove." If you selected "Add" or "Change," click "OK." If you selected "Remove," click "Yes."
- "Add" allows you to label a drive with a previously unused letter. "Change" allows you to swap the letters of existing drives. "Remove" takes away the letter assigned to a drive.
- In Windows XP, you need to click "OK" and then "Yes" if you are changing or removing a drive letter.
Renaming Drives in Mac OS X
Click and hold on the name below the icon of the drive.
Type in the new name manually.You can go to Get Info and deselect the "Locked" box if the drive is initially locked.
- Windows users can generally use letters C through Z for naming their drives. A and B are typically associated with floppy disk drives and therefore are unavailable; however, if your computer does not have floppy disk drives, you
can use A and B as drive letters.
- You will not be able to change the letter of a drive if it is a system partition or a boot partition. You cannot change these letters because each partition contains files needed to boot the operating system. System partitions generally contain files needed to boot Windows, while boot partitions contain Windows operating system files.
- A number of Windows programs and MS-DOS use particular drive letters to function properly. Changing the letter of a drive may cause these particular programs to malfunction. Change the settings on these programs to correlate with the new letter you assigned to your drive.
- An error may occur when trying to access a drive with a newly assigned letter. If you receive such an error, close any program that is utilizing the drive. Once you've exited each program, re-open them and see if they work.
Video: Assigning or removing drive letters on the current boot or pagefile volume is not allowed
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