Similar help and support threads Thread: Forum: Cannot access external hard drive. I've been using this hard drive for a while, and now all of a sudden I cannot. Open either an elevated command prompt in Windows 7 or Windows 8, or a command prompt at boot for Windows 7 or Windows 8. NOTE: Changing the drive letter at boot. Here's how to change drive letters in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP. You can change the letter for any drive.
How To Change a Drive Letter (Windows 1. Vista, XP). Change Drive Letter or Path Option in Disk Management (Windows 1. On most computers, this is usually the C drive.
Time Required: Changing drive letters in Windows usually takes less than a few minutes, at most. Follow the easy steps below to change a drive's letter in Windows 1. Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP: continue reading below our video Tech 1. Recovering Lost Data. How To Change Drive Letters in Windows. Open Disk Management, the tool in Windows that lets you manage drive letters, among .
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You can also start Disk Management from the Command Prompt in any version of Windows but starting it via Computer Management is probably best for most of you. See What Version of Windows Do I Have? Do you want to continue? More on this in the More on Changing a Drive's Letter in Windows section below. Adobe Illustrator Cs5 Free Download Full Version With Crack For Windows.
Do you have an external USB hard drive or flash drive that you use frequently for backups or for use with applications? Every time you plug it in you may.
If you'd like Windows to exist on a drive other than C, or whatever it happens to be now, you can make that happen but you'll have to complete a clean install of Windows to do it. Unless you have a pressing need to have Windows exist on a different drive letter, I don't recommend going through all that trouble. There is no built- in way to switch drive letters between two drives in Windows. Instead, use a drive letter that you don't plan on using as a temporary .
Start by changing Drive A's letter to one that you don't plan on using, then Drive B's letter to Drive A's original one, and finally Drive A's letter to Drive B's original one.