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Drive letters not showing as options

  1. #1


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    Win 7 Pro 64 bit

    Drive letters not showing as options


    I just upgraded to Win 8 and as I did my multiple external drives got assigned letters that are not what I had before. No problem. I went o Disk Management to reassign the drive letter but letters J, K, L, and M are not available. There are ones before and after those letters that are available but I need those letters.

    How do I find out what is assigned to them and get them reassigned?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Control Panel>Folder Options>View tab>check mark 'Show drive letters'>Apply>OK.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello RBeatse,

    You should be able to use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to change/swap the drive letters to what you wanted.

    Drive Letter - Add, Change, or Remove in Windows - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  4. #4


    Posts : 9
    Win 7 Pro 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello RBeatse,

    You should be able to use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to change/swap the drive letters to what you wanted.

    Drive Letter - Add, Change, or Remove in Windows - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
    This worked like a charm! Thanks so much!!
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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