Changing drive letters

Discussion in 'Windows Vista File Management' started by Dave T., Oct 7, 2007.

  1. Dave T.

    Dave T. Guest

    Minor annoyance...Vista home premium x86...My external USB hard drive is
    alway plugged into the same USB port, and has always been designated as
    the "I" drive. This is where I do backups, and although it is never
    unplugged from that port I normally keep it turned off. Recently, I
    installed a Microsoft wireless optical mouse and keyboard, and plugged
    the receiving antenna into an adjacent USB port. Now, when I backed up
    my documents today, my "I" has become "F" and money can't figure out
    where to put the backup. I instructed the app on where to go, but my
    question is this;

    Is it possible to "Force" a designation, so that a particular port will
    always be the same letter? If it is, please point me to a KB or some
    instructions to do this.
    Dave T., Oct 7, 2007
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  2. Dave T.

    vladsky Guest

    Nothing easier... just follow this cookie trail...

    -- Control Panel
    -- Administrative Tools
    -- Disk Management
    Right-click the Drive you want to change
    Change Drive Letter...




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    vladsky, Oct 8, 2007
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  3. Dave T.

    Dave T. Guest

    Many thanks Vladsky! Do you think this will stick?
    Dave T., Oct 8, 2007
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